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Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple

Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple is a spiritual temple for the Buddhist faith located in Fort Walton Beach where many visitors come to learn about and observe Thai Buddhism. Read on below to learn more about what makes this incredible spiritual destination worth visiting during your time in Fort Walton Beach!

A Spiritual Experience in Fort Walton Beach at Wat Mongkolratanaram

Nestled in uptown Fort Walton Beach, the Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple is a true gem in this region of the United States. Whether you’re a practicing Buddhist or simply have a desire to learn about other cultures and have new experiences, a visit to the Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple will not disappoint.

Enter the small but larger than life temple and you will see golden statues of Buddha, meditation pillows that you and your guests may use, Buddhist monks performing their daily chores and rituals, and more. Wat Mongkolratanaram is also known to host incredible Thai markets on Sundays and festivals for charity, where traditional Thai foods and goods are sold to benefit the temple. The food at the weekly markets is truly authentic and delicious, made all the tastier by the fact that it’s going toward a great cause.

The Sunday market at Wat Mongkolratanaram runs from 10:00am until 1:00pm, during which time you and your guests can pay for tokens and purchase delicious homemade Thai cuisine, such as pad Thai and a traditional meatball soup. Oftentimes, visitors may enter the temple and learn more about Buddhism from the local monks. Visitors are asked to make a small donation to the temple for their charitable causes.

You’ll find the temple at 741 Mayflower Ave., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547. For more information on Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple, you can also call (850) 864-2907, email monkoltemple@gmail.com, or ask one of our representatives at Breakers of Fort Walton Beach.

Things to Do Nearby

Taking time to learn about other cultures and indulge in a spiritual moment during your visit to Fort Walton Beach is sure to be an inspiring choice. After you’ve enjoyed time at the Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple, you’ll want to be sure to include a few other fun and interesting stops on your itinerary. Make the most of the sand, sun, surf, and flavors that have long defined this region by crafting a must-see list that includes the best of them all! Here are only a few options to get you started on the right track and make your stay truly unforgettable.

Book a Waverunner Dolphin Tour

If you’re a traveler with a heart for adrenaline-pumping fun that also looks forward to close encounters with amazing marine animals in their natural habitat, you won’t want to miss the chance to book an incredible waverunner dolphin tour while you’re in town. Starting at $110 per person, this tour is led by the professionals at Power Up Watersports and offers up 1.5 hours of fun on the waves in the Gulf of Mexico. Tour groups are guided by an experienced professional who points out history, points of interest and of course, dolphins ready to be spotted along the way. Power Up Watersports is located at 1201 Miracle Strip Parkway SE and the team can be contacted at 850-461-1034.

Visit the Air Force Armament Museum

Indulge in a sky-high perspective that also allows for a trip back in time with a focus on military history when you visit the Air Force Armament Museum in Fort Walton Beach. Stepping into the museum, visitors are greeted by a collection of impressive and vast displays and exhibits that feature everything from World War II bombers to F-4 Phantom II jets. The museum is open from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm and is located conveniently at 100 Museum Drive. Questions about your visit can be answered by calling 850-651-1808 and admission to the museum is always free.

Attractions Nearby

Savor every second of your Fort Walton beach getaway by carving out some time to indulge in delicious regional flavors. When you’re in the mood for southern fare that stretches across the border, head over to Rockin Tacos for some delightful Mexican cuisine. This delicious locale is situated at 1450 Miracle Strip Parkway SE and is open daily from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm. This seaside bar and grill is known for its colorful atmosphere, friendly service and options to order up everything from tacos to enchiladas. Pair your plate with a famous house margarita and your taste buds will thank you. For questions about group reservations, be sure to contact 850-226-8226.

Breakers of Fort Walton Beach – Where Dream Vacations Come True

Let our team of reservation specialists help you plan the ultimate Fort Walton Beach vacation and give you more information about Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple. Call or email our office and find out more information about Fort Walton Beach’s many attractions and activities you can enjoy with your guests when you book your accommodations in one of our fabulous vacation rentals today!