This third classed royal temple is located outside the city island, slightly to the west of the city. This temple is a significant one that is always visited by people who have tour packages to worship 9 important temples. The original name off the temple was kasatra or Kasatraram Temple.
This temple had been built in Ayutthaya Era can was seriously renovated in the reign of King Rama I by Chao Fa Krom Luang Aurak Thewet, who was the Lord Chamberlain back then, and Krom Khun Isaranurak (Ket), and the name has been changed to Kasatrathira since then.
People visit Kasatrathirat to see and worship a replica of Lord Buddha’s footprint and two standing Buddha images (in the staring posture and the blessing posture), which are inside the pantheon, of the left side; and the Buddha images in the meditation posture and the demon subduing posture, as well as statutes of former abbots of the temple, inside the pantheon, on the right side; and the statue of Somdet Phra Noppharat Pa Kaeo, a Buddhist monk who was the Maestro of King Naresuan the Great.
Inside the main hall, there is Phra Phuttha Kasatrathirat as the principal Buddha image, placed on Singhat Marquee, the front of which is decorated with carved and molded cement as decorative cloth and statues of garudas holding nagas with their hands and feet. The marquee is placed on the palanquin. Outside the main hall, there is a pair of boundary stones on a cement lotus base.
Location: Ban Pom Sub-district, outside the city island on the west side