|WAT JAN 3 (วัดจันทร์)
|Wat Jan or the Monastery of the Moon is located in Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya
Historical Park on the city island, west in Bueng Phra Ram.
In situ is a modern Buddhist construction built on top of the ruin, showing Phra Palelai.
Old bricks are still visible underneath.
Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.
The site is located in geographical coordinates: 14° 21' 22.65" N, 100° 33' 44.18" E.
|Text, maps & photograph by Tricky Vandenberg - July 2009
Updated May 2014
|(View of the former site of Wat Jan)
|(Detail of a 19th century map - Courtesy Sam Chao
|(Detail of Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map - Anno
|(Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map -
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Department - 3th Region)