Peter Walker Photographer

Wat Suwannaram
One of the oldest temples in Bangkok with amazing wall murals.

The main Ubosot (temple hall) of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. The main Ubosot (temple hall) of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
Statue of a mythical serpent, Naga, with its tail in the canal water, Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. Statue of a mythical serpent, Naga, with its tail in the canal water, Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
Statue head of a mythical Naga, Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. Statue head of a mythical Naga, Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
Three devotees, older ladies from the local community, chant and meditate with the monks at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. Three devotees, older ladies from the local community, chant and meditate with the monks at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
A devotee walks home after meditating at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. A devotee walks home after meditating at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
A monk collects alms in an alleyway in the local community near Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. A monk collects alms in an alleyway in the local community near Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
The walls of Wat Suwannaram are covered with murals depicting religious, royal and battle scenes, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. The walls of Wat Suwannaram are covered with murals depicting religious, royal and battle scenes, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
The Buddha image in Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. The Buddha image in Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
One of the more unusual murals, depicting a battle scene with foreign forces on the wall of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. One of the more unusual murals, depicting a battle scene with foreign forces on the wall of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
A Chedi with leaning spire at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. A Chedi with leaning spire at Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
A fruit vendor paddles her boat along the canal in front of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. A fruit vendor paddles her boat along the canal in front of Wat Suwannaram, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.
Statue of King Rama I, the patron who ordered the renovation of Wat Suwannaram in the 1780s, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015. Statue of King Rama I, the patron who ordered the renovation of Wat Suwannaram in the 1780s, Bangkok Noi, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.