The temple was built in the Ayutthaya period. The Prang of Wat Arun, Khmer style, is recognized worldwilde for its magnificence. There were many names that the temple had been called such as Wat Makok, Wat Makok Nok, Wat Chaeng and Wat Arn Rachataram. Its final name was “Wat Arun Racha Wararam during the reign