Wat Chedi Sao Lang, Lampang

Wat Chedi Sao Lang (วัดเจดีย์ซาวหลัง) literally “The Temple of Twenty Chedis”, is a Buddhist temple located amid rice fields about 6 km from Lampang town in Northern Thailand. As mentioned above, the temple has 20 chedis which were built in Burmese and Lanna styles. Moreover, the compound has also a small temple. The monastery’s main Continue Reading

Wat Prang Luang, Nonthaburi

Wat Prang Luang (วัดปรางค์หลวง) is an ancient Buddhist temple in Bang Yai District, Nonthaburi province, Thailand. The temple was constructed during the reign of King U-thong (อู่ทอง) also known as King Ramathibodi I during the Ayutthaya period. Wat Prang Luang’s main Buddha image is called Luang Por U-Thong and it’s located at the ordination hall Continue Reading

Wat Ban Rai – The Elephant Temple, Nakhon Ratchasima

Wat Ban Rai (วัดบ้านไร่) is a wonderful and marvelous elephant-shaped Buddhist temple, located between Korat and Chaiyaphum in Nakhon Ratchasima, northeastern Thailand. Located in the middle of a lake comprising an area of 48,562 square meters, it is one of the most fascinating temples in Thailand. Besides its stunning design in the shape of an Continue Reading

Wat Tham Phanthurat (Khao Sok Monkey Temple)

Located in Khao Sok, Surat Thani province, Wat Tham Phanthurat (วัดสกถ้ำพันธุรัตน์) became popular among tourists as the monkey temple. Years ago this temple was just a few Buddha images inside a cave placed on the slopes of a limestone plateau. The monkey temple in Khao Sok Wat Tam Pan Turat or Khao Sok Monkey Temple Continue Reading

Wat Suwannakuha in Phang Nga

Wat Suwannakuha (วัดสุวรรณคูหา) also known as Buddha Cave Temple or Monkey Temple is a picturesque temple located in Takua Thung District, in the southern province of Phang Nga. This Buddhist Temple inside connecting caves hosts a big reclining golden Buddha along with a number of Buddha statues and other cultural relics. Visitors can see many Continue Reading

Wat Phra Borom That Chaiya, Surat Thani

Wat Phra Borom That Chaiya (วัดพระบรมธาตุไชยาราชวรวิหาร) also called Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya is a ancient and delightful Buddhist temple located in Chaiya, Surat Thani province, Thailand. A stupa with a long story It is famous for its Phra Borom That Chaiya stupa, which is believed to have been built 1200 years ago. Along the enclosure Continue Reading

Wat Khao Khitchakut – Buddha Footprint, Chanthaburi

Wat Khao Khitchakut (วัด เขาคิชฌกูฏ) is a very unusual temple located within Khao Khitchakut National Park boundaries in Chanthaburi Province. This temple sits on the Khao Phra Bat mountaintop, the site of a Buddha footprint. Wat Khao Khitchakut only open 2 months a year, during the time around the Magha Puja holiday usually in February Continue Reading