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Wat Phra That Lampang Luang วัดพระธาตุลำปางหลวง

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang (วัดพระธาตุลำปางหลวง) was restored several times for example in 1449 Chao Haan Sri Tae Thong constructed Chedi in 1476, Chao Muen Kham Pech consaan Sri Thata restored Chedi 24 metres wide and 45 metres (the present one). Some legend mentioned that Phra Nang Chamdevi come to worship Phra That about 8th …

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Wat Tha Sung Uthai Thani วัดท่าซุงอุทัยธานี

Wat Chan Tharam (Wat Tha Soong) วัดจันทารามหรือวัดท่าซุง is located in Uthai Thani. History background of Wat Tha Sung Wat Tha Sung was build before Ayutthaya (1350-1767) by 30 years. It was since 1320 (over 600 years). Build in Ayutthaya period with only a small temple on the ground, a later restoration took place with many interesting …

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Wat Phra Prabat Si Roy (4 Buddha footprint temple) วัดพระพุทธบาทสี่รอย

The 4 Buddha Footprint temple, also known as Wat Pra Prabat Si Roy (วัดพระพุทธบาทสี่รอย)- located near Chiang Mai is a beautiful scenic temple. The temple is really a magnificent place – I had gone there a few times in the years that I have been to Thailand. Above: The view of the shrine hall from …

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Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา is one of the ancient temple located in Ayutthaya. It is the remains of what used to be a glorious temple…. destroyed from the Burmese attack. Above: Buddha image in the ordination hall. The principal Buddha image in the Ordination Hall is seated in the meditation posture. Made …

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Phra Mongkhon Bophit in Ayutthaya พระมงคลบพิตร อยุธยา

Phra Mongkhon Bophit in Ayutthaya พระมงคลบพิตร อยุธยา  is one of the largest bronze Buddha images in  Thailand. The image measures 9.55 metres at the widest point across the lap, and 12.45 metres high without the base. This Buddha image is seated in the position of subduing mara and situated on the west side of the …

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Khao Khitchakut เขาคิชฌกูฏ National Park, Chandrapuri, Thailand

Many Thais know about Khao Khitchakut (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาคิชฌกูฏ) but this place is relatively unknown to tourists. Khao Khichakut is a forest/national park/holy Buddhist pilgrimage site located near Chandrapuri (จันทบุรี)- about 2 to 3 hours from Bangkok. It is opened for about 60 days every year (sometime in January to sometime in March each). Then it is closed …

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Wat Chedi Luang วัดเจดีย์หลวง Chiang Mai

Wat Chedi Luang วัดเจดีย์หลวง is a well known ancient temple located in Chiang Mai town. This temple is a temple where a few great monks of the Thai Forest Tradition have stayed and some managed to accomplished high levels of practice a long time ago. In the olden days, monks who practiced under the Thai …

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Phra Pathom Chedi พระปฐมเจดีย์, Nakhon Pathom- largest chedi in SEA

Phra Pathom Chedi ( พระปฐมเจดีย์), Nakhom Pathom is one of the biggest in South East Asia and it is at this spot where Buddhist was first taught in Thailand. Even though I saw a brief description of this temple in Lonely Planet, surprisingly, I do not see many overseas tourists coming to this temple. Introduction as obtained …

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