Wat Poramai Yikawat
Wat Poramai Yikawat
This old monastery located in the vicinity of Tambon Ko Kret, Amphoe Pak Kret is constructed in Mon style architecture. The main attractions are a large reclining Buddha, mural paintings, a Mon style marble carved pagoda, the museum and the principal image in the Ubosot. There is a village, on Ko Kret (Kret Island), where the villagers produce ancient Mon style pottery called "Kwan Arman". It is accessible by a ferry from Wat Sanam Nua which is located not far from the Amphoe Pak Kret office.

Ubosot of Wat Poramai Yikawat (left) and a marble carved pagoda (right)

A Mon style marble carved pagoda

Phrasat 5 Chun

Small pagoda at northeast of "Koh Kred" island

Ubosot is constructed in Mon style architecture

A ferry from Wat Sanam Nua to Wat Poramai Yikawat

Ethnic identity of the Mons in Thailand
Gallery of Ko Kret (Kret Island) Map