Wat Yansangwararam

Temple, art & park

Wat Yansangwararam (known locally as Wat Yan) was built in 1976. The temple was dedicated to the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Yanasangwon. It comes under the patronage of His Majesty The King. There are various buildings, gardens and and a pond full of lotus flowers. It’s said that Wat Yansangwararam contains many priceless Buddhist relics that belong to Buddha and his disciples and a replica of Buddha’s footprint. There is no entrance fee. It’s open from 8 am till 5 pm.

Contribution to well-being


What exactly is ‘life’? How should life be spent? In Wat Yansangwaram you are invited to explore the answers and learn more about ‘what did the Buddha awaken’.

What did him wake up? He discovered the 8-fold path – way to enlightenment – with the aim of no more unrest and suffering. How? Be good by doing the right thing:

  1. Correct understanding and understanding of it cause and effect; do it good, then the result is good.
  2. Right thoughts are positive
  3. Speaking correctly is positive
  4. Do the right thing
  5. correct livelihood
  6. Right effort
  7. correct attention; mindfulness
  8. correct concentration

Modern art is also on display. The Wat is surrounded by a serene park with statues and a pond full of lotus flowers.


It’s a serene and green environment that invites you to walk and relax. it’s set in an area of around 145 acres with well kept gardens and a large lake full of lotus flowers.


There are signs with texts that make you think about the meaning of life.