Buddha statue

Golden Buddha Phra Phutthanawalantue พระพุทธนวล้านตื้อ at Golden Triangle สามเหลี่ยมทองคำ

Below are photos taken at the Golden Triangle Temple- where the river intersects between Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. The Golden Buddha statue (made of bronze) weighing 69 tonnes is known as Phra Phutthanawalantue พระพุทธนวล้านตื้อ. It has the height of 15.99 meters and widest width of 9.99 meters. The Buddha is seated on top of a [...]

Chiang Rai เมืองเชียงราย, Temple

Wat Phra That Pha Ngao in Chiang Saen วัดพระธาตุผาเงา เชียงแสน

Wat Phra That Pha Ngao, Amphor Chiang Saen วัดพระธาตุผาเงา เชียงแสน is another important old temple of Chiang Rai province. There is a chedi called Pha Ngao standing on a huge rock in the temple compound and that is where its name is derived from. The word “Pha Ngao” means a reflection of a large rock with [...]

Chiang Rai เมืองเชียงราย

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 [...]

Ayutthaya อยุธยา, History, Temple

Iconic Buddha head statue at Wat Mahathat Ayutthaya วัดมหาธาตุ อยุธยา

There is a very famous and iconic Buddha statue that is known all over the world located at Wat Mahathat วัดมหาธาตุ Ayutthaya. This iconic statue of the Buddha’s head is often featured in various photographs: All that remained of this sandstone Buddha image is part of its head, while the body had disappeared. The head [...]

Ayutthaya อยุธยา, History, Temple

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 [...]

Ayutthaya อยุธยา, History, Temple

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 [...]

Chanthaburi จันทบุรี, Temple

Carved Buddha Image of Khao Chi Chan เขาชีจรรย์, Chon Buri

Khao Chee Chan (เขาชีจรรย์ ) or sometimes spelt as Khao Chi Chan is a well known place whereby the Buddha image is carved into the mountain using laser technology. The following is taken from a signboard located in the area: Amphoe Satthahip. Officially named “Phra Buddha Maha Uttamopas Sasada”, the image in seated meditation posture [...]

Chon Buri ชลบุรี