A Temple In Tampa

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Real Estate Agent with DWELL REAL ESTATE BK3105105

Last Sunday we took a road trip up U.S. 41 to the Wat Mongkolratanaram, or Wat, in Tampa.  Just a short ride of the main road you are transported to a property that feel as if you have been dropped into a village in

southern Thailand. 

 

Your eyes are drawn to a beautiful temple with red eaves and gold dragon prows.  The golden roof glints in the sun.    Surrounded by palm trees, oaks, old ranch houses and picnic tables you cannot help but gaze at the beautiful Palm River flowing by.

 

Every Sunday it is home to market stalls and incredible food.  From the noodle stand to the coconut rice cakes and all the other fresh made delights, you load up your tray and go sit under the trees for a relaxing and tranquil meal.

 

Buddhist temples in other cities with large Thai populations have similar weekly food fairs, yet Tampa's stands out.

 

For more information on this wonderful event, please go to this link:  http://inkwatu.com/2008/04/06/wat-mongkolratanaram-palm-river-thai-temple/

 

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Andrea Swiedler
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Marnie, what a beautiful place, and the food is just an added benefit!

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thank you very much for the informative and interesting post. I get so much out of the active rain network.

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