Wat Suthat Thepwararam Ratchaworamahawihan is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok and royal temple of the first grade and one of ten such temples in the city. The construction of the temple was begun by king Rama the first while decorations were carried out by Rama the second who also carved out the wooden doors of the temple.
The Buddha image in the temple is taken from Sukothai province while the lower terrace of the base contains twenty eight Chinese pagodas that denote the twenty eight Buddhas born on the earth. The temple has been submitted to UNESCO for consideration as a future World Heritage site. The temple is the home centre of Rattanakosin island and one of the six most important temples of the country.
The murals in the walls of the temple are considered the most beautiful work of Rattanakosin period while there is also the longest, most beautiful chapel in Thai architecture style. The temple contains one hundred and fifty six Buddha images enshrined inside with door frames decorated with images of Sio Kang. The temple is one of the splendid religion sites of the country and is also famous for having the longest ubosot in the country.