Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew - Thailand's unique bottle temple

 You may not know, but Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew is a temple made of 1.5 million old beer bottles of the land of golden pagodas. A unique temple worth exploring!

Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew , also known by another special name as "Wat Lan Kuad - Temple of Bottles " and also known as Temple of Millions, is a Buddhist temple in Khun Han district of Sisaket province, Thailand. This is one of the most unique temples in the land of golden pagodas. Because this temple is built entirely out of Heineken beer bottles and Chang bottles without using any other materials - a very unique idea. Discovering the mysterious uniqueness behind the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew bottle will make you overwhelmed. 

Where is Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew located?

Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple in the city of Khun Han, close to the capital, Bangkok Thailand about 600km northeast of attracting more people to visit during a tour of Thailand . This is a famous temple that many people know and always have the desire to come here once in their life.  


Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew Temple with peaceful beautyThe temple with peaceful beauty makes the heart peaceful


Coming to Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew , your first impression will be impressed by the sparkling and brilliant beauty created from countless bottles. In addition, you will feel the feeling of newness and friendliness thanks to the materials that make up this temple. 


The best season to visit Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew

The best season of Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew is probably summer. When the summer sunlight shines down on each bottle of beer, making the shape of the temple, you will feel all the shimmering, fanciful, eye-catching and extremely impressive.


Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew Temple at Summer SunsetImage of Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew when summer sunset falls

Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew Temple a small view
A small view...


The sunlight, the shine around the temple gives us a feeling of peace, calm, lightness, and indescribable serenity. 


The temple with the idea of ​​​​building from a unique bottle 

The idea of ​​​​building this unique temple is from the monks in Sisaket province, who believe that using this new material is the perfect solution that is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective. can create a "unique" architecture. 

However, it took 25 years for the monks of the temple to mobilize enough local people and the government to help send the bottles back to the temple. In 1980, when they had collected nearly a million beer bottles, they began to work. complex construction with this novel architecture. They have cleverly combined two tones, the green of Heineken beer bottles and the brown of Chang beer bottles in a harmonious way to leave a peaceful and peaceful nuance for  Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew.


Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew Temple has a mysterious beautyThe temple has mysterious beauty
Abbot of Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew says: "We are more and more how many bottles we increasingly built many structures that much." It is thanks to the unique idea along with the religious meaning that those who come to the temple will have peace, and get rid of their sorrows that when the temple was completed, thousands of tourists gathered here to admire. worship and visit. It can be said that Wat Lan Kuad really deserves to be a testament to the hard work and unlimited creativity of the Thai people.

Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew Temple panoramic view
Panoramic view of Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew


Giant Buddha statue made of bottles in the temple

And as a result, they built the foundation of 20 complex buildings including the main hall, prayer room, a tower, crematorium, guest bathroom and more… Not only that, they also created create a giant Buddha mosaic with a beer shell that is unique.


Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple with giant Buddha statueGiant Buddha statue made of bottles

Taking the time to look at and meditate in front of this bottle of Buddha image will give you the feeling of letting go of all the grudges of life and contemplating a painting of Buddhist spiritual art. touch the bottom of the heart. 


Sharing of the temple owner Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew abbotAbbot of the bottle temple in Khun Han


Opened in 1986, Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew has become a major tourist attraction in Southeast Asia and Asia. The special, unique is what retains its own features, the speciality that this bottle temple exists in the same year and month later and in the eyes of tourists when coming to Thailand tour destinations . Discover more interesting destinations in Thailand  !