WAT PHO 2 (วัดโพธิ์)
Text, maps & photographs by Tricky Vandenberg - July 2010
Updated March 2015
(Detail of a 1993 Fine Arts Department map - Courtesy
Khun Supot Prommanot, Director of the 3th Regional
Office of Fine Arts)
Wat Pho or the Monastery of the Bodhi Three was located off the city island in the
southern area of Ayutthaya, presently in Samphao Lom Sub-district.

The monastery was situated in or near the former
Portuguese settlement, west of Khlong
Phraya Phan in the south. The Dominican San Petro Church was located in its vicinity
opposite Khlong Thet in a north-eastern direction.

Historical data about the monastery and its construction are unknown.

The site is only indicated on a 1993 Fine Arts Department map.

Wat Pho should have been approximately located in Geo. Coord.: 14° 20' 16.14" N,
100° 34' 20.61" E.
View of the former location of Wat Pho seen from Wat Phraya Kong
Phraya Kong)
Detail of a 1993 Fine Arts Department map