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Wat Matchimawat  
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 Address:   Ramvithi Road, Amphoe Mueang,     
 Known as:   Wat Khlang Wat Rong Was  
 Description:   Wat Matchimawat or Wat Klang considered as the most important temple in Songkhla. Built over 400 year ago during the Ayutthaya period, it was believed that the millionaire of Songkhla named Yai Si Chan the large amount of money for the constructionand firstly named Wat Yai Sri Chan. Later on, Wat Liep was built in the north together with Wat Pho in the south, people then changed the named to Wat Klang (klang refers to middle) or Wat Matchmawat regarding to its current position. The temple also has Phattharasin Museum that collects artifacts gathered from various places such as Songkhla, Sathing Phra and Ranot.  
 Province   Songkhla  Direction:      
 District   Mueang    
 City   Muaeng  Comments:      Official Web:    
 Genre   Temple      Related links:   http://thailandforvi  
 Best exposure   AM / PM          
 Rating            
 Opening time   N/A          
 Entry fee   Free     Coordinates:    N 7 11' 49.70"  E 100 35' 39.98"  
                     
                     
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