WAT PHO NGAM
at Pho Ngam
or the "Monastery of the Beautiful Bodhi Tree" was located on the
city island in the eastern part of Ayutthaya in Ho Ratanachai sub-district at a locality
called Bang Ian.
The monastery was situated between
Khlong Khu Na Mueang
or Front City Canal (at
Pa Sak River
Khlong Nai Kai
(Khlong Makham Riang), just north of
and south of
Wat Pa Thon
There are no traces anymore visible of the monastery above ground level.
Historical data about the monastery and its construction are unknown.
The site is only indicated on a
mid-19th century map
and does not feature anymore on
Text & map by Tricky Vandenberg - August 2011
(Extract of a mid-19th century map)