Wat Phra Si Sanphet was built by King Boromatrailokanat in 1448.

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Wat Phra Sisanphet isone of the grandest temples in the ancient capital.

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Wat Phra Sisanphet temple took its name from the large standing Buddha image erected there in 1503.

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Wat Phra Sisanphet temple stands almost in the center of the main area of the old capital.

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Wat Phra Sisanphet temple was originally connected directly to the royal palace (Wang Luang).

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The Wat Phra Sisanphet reached the peak of its glory by 1767.

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The Wat Phra Si Sanphet was the temple of the royal family; no monks lived there.

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