|WAT SING 2 (วัดสิงห์)
|Wat Sing or the Monastery of the Lion was located off the city island in the western
area of Ayutthaya in Ban Pom Sub-district.
The monastery stood east of Wat Tha (Ka Rong) on the south bank of the Maha Phram
Canal at present the Chao Phraya River.
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 2007 Fine Arts Department map as วัดสิงห์ (๑). Some
remains of the temple were excavated by the Fine Arts Department (FAD) in Geo
Coord: 14° 21' 27.07" N, 100° 32' 41.05" E.
A temple bearing the same name - Wat Sing (1) - stood opposite the river near the
confluence of Khlong Mueang and the Chao Phraya River.
|Text & maps by Tricky Vandenberg - August 2011
Updated June 2015
|(Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map -
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Department - 3th Region)