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
In the Ayutthaya period, the area is the frontier where Chinese junks moored. Some said the name ‘Tha Tien’ came from the fire incident in King Rama V’s period had burned down the place, so it was then named ‘Tha Tien’ (Tien means empty or clean). Or it came from Vietnamien who settleed down here
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