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Faith through the Ages

A waterside mosque in Thon Buri offers a cultural and culinary experience well worth seeking out

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Standing tall and graceful where Khlong Bangkok Noi joins the Chao Phraya River is the white Persian-style building of the Ansorissunnah Royal Mosque, or Su-Rao Bangkok Noi. Its history dates back to the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767. 

Ansorissunnah Royal Mosque, or Su-Rao Bangkok Noi.

Umamah Masoodi, who volunteers to provide information for visitors at the mosque, said: "The first mosque was built after our ancestors had escaped from Ayutthaya. The original location is Bangkok Noi Railway Station. It was moved to the current site in 1901."

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