It consists of three prangs (“prang sam” means three prang in Thai) connected to each other by a corridor, the columns are decorated with rishis.
Built during the 13th century, Phra Prang Sam Yot was originally a sanctuary of Mahayana Buddhism. It was then used as Shiva temple.
This monastery is well known for the annual monkey buffet festival. Once a year, macaques are invited to a banquet which includes fruit, vegetables and drinks.
Photos courtesy of Andreas Hörstemeier, Oatz, Ddalbiez and Ahoerstemeier.
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