Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, Phitsanulok

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan (วัดพระศรีรัตนมหาธาตุ), commonly called by the inhabitants as Wat Yai, is located in the city of Phitsanulok, Northern Thailand. Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat enshrines Thailand’s second most famous Buddha image, the Phra Phuttha Chinnarat, also commonly referred to as Phra Buddha Chinnarat, and it is famous throughout Thailand for Continue Reading

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, Lampang

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, in Thai วัดพระธาตุลำปางหลวง, is a Buddhist temple situated in Lampang province, Thailand. The temple was built in Lanna-style, one of the most common architectural styles in Northern Thailand. The temple’s name “Phra That Lampang Luang” translates as “Temple of Lampang’s Great Buddha Relic”. “Phra That” means Buddha relic, Lampang, is Continue Reading

Chedi Phra Sri Suriyothai, Ayutthaya

Suriyothai was queen during the early part of the reign of King Maha Chakkraphat amid the Ayutthaya kingdom from 1548 to 1568 (2091 to 2106 Buddhist Era). A memorial chedi for Queen Suriyothai Chedi Phra Sri Suriyothai (เจดีย์พระศรีสุริโยทัย) is a memorial chedi to Queen Suriyothai built by King Maha Chakkraphat in her honor. King Maha Continue Reading

Wat Phra Pathom Chedi in Nakhon Pathom – The tallest stupa in Thailand

With the height of 127 meters Wat Phra Pathom Chedi or Phra Pathommachedi (พระปฐมเจดีย์) is the tallest Buddhist stupa in Thailand, and considering that Nakhon Pathom was the first city in Thailand influenced by Buddhism, it is the first historical monument that signified the introduction of Buddhism into the country. Phra Pathommachedi is located just Continue Reading