Wat Saman Rattanaram is a temple in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, Thailand. It is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Ban Pom Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District. It is an old temple that was built since the early Ayutthaya period. It is estimated to have been built during the reign of King Rama I (King Uthong).
This temple is famous for the large Buddha image in the subduing posture, enshrined in the main hall. The Buddha image was registered as a national important archaeological object.
In addition, the temple also has other interesting ancient sites, including the bell tower, the bot, the vihara of Phra Chinnarat, the vihara of Phra Sorn, and the vihara of Phra Sangkha.
Wat Saman Rattanaram is well-known for its annual temple fair, which typically takes place around February-March, coinciding with the Thai-Chinese festival of Makha Bucha. During this time, the temple grounds come alive with vibrant colors, cultural performances, and various stalls selling food, souvenirs, and religious items.
Wat Saman Rattanaram is a beautiful and historic temple that is a must-see for any visitor to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province.