Wat Chantharam Worawihan is a third-level royal temple of the Worawihan type. It was built in the Ayutthaya period, originally, it was named Wat Bang Yi-Ruea Klang or Wat Klang. In the third reign of the Ratanakosin period, it was renovated by Phraya Surasena (Khun New) and it’s new name was given by the King and it was elevated to the status of a royal temple of the Worawihan type.
The ordination hall was initially made of brick and mortar. In its dilapidated state, Phra Wisutthiwaraphon, the Abbot, hade it renovated in 1974 and the renovation was completed in 1977. It structure was changed to reinforced concrete and made in the Chinese arhitectural style.
Inside houses the principle brass Buddha in the attitude of Suduing Mara.
The inside wall also features a high-relief crowned Buddha image made of teak covered by tin. The image depicts the attitude of restraining the ocean to rise. The department of fine arts has registered this image as national heritage.
The Vihara is of Chinese architectural style, without ornate decorative pieces. Its structure was once made of brick and mortar and it was restored to a reinforced concrete during the time of the renovation of the ordination hall. A number of ancient Buddha images are housed inside.