First Temple Bell Tower, Now Mosque Lowers Prayer Call

A power transformer in Thailand

A power transformer near a mosque in Bangkok. Photo: Tim Gerland / flickr.

BANGKOK — Morning in Bangkok, the city awakes to bells of Wat Sai and the calls of Bang Uthit Mosque. But the awakening is daily, at 4am. And the citizens of high-rise condos want to sleep.

A day after district officials filed a complaint to demand Wat Sai lower the volume of their bell tolls, a local mosque revealed on Friday that they had also received similar warnings and refuted claims that their daily calls to prayer disturbed others in the same Bang Kho Laem district.

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By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich
Khaosod English

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