Wat Aham, the "Monastery of the Opened Heart".

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Wat Aham lies adjacent to Wat Wisunalat and that monastery's uniquely impressive.

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The date of the founding of Wat Aham itself is not known.

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The Wat Aham is a small temple consisting of a sim and two ancient stupas.

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Wat Aham was built in 1818 on the site of a much older temple dating back to 1527.

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The Wat Aham’s main Buddha image is a large sitting Buddha seated.

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