Wat Thipwariwihan also known as Wat Dibayavariviharn or locally as the green dragon temple is a Buddhist Chinese temple in the old city area Ban Mo community. It was built in the Thonburi era of King Taksin and is an important temple for the Chinese community residing in the area.
The Temple was built in 1776, later being renovated in 1896. The interior features some beautiful architecture and Chinese art. There are numerous sacred deities such as Mo U Tu, Thep Prong Dong, Thep Khun Phon Ia Yim, Ong Sum Kuang, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, Luang Chin Khananant Chin Pirot (Yen Bun), the former abbot of the temple and Thep Mangkon Khlao the guardian of the temple’s pond.
The temples motto is endless love. People come to the Green Dragon temple to pray for being protected and pay respect to the god of love. They also wish for endless love, a happy family, power, prestige, fortune, and peace.
Location: 119 Soi Thip Varee, Tri Petch Road, Ban Mo, Bangkok.
District: Rattanakosin Old City
Getting There: Bus Number: 4 , 7 , 25 , 21 , 529 , 85 , 507 , 1 , 53 , 204 , 35 , 40 , 48