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Wat Khung Taphao - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Ban Khung Taphao, Mueang Uttaradit District, Uttaradit 53000, Thailand

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About Wat Khung Taphao

Wat Khung Taphao is an ancient temple was established by King of Thonburi in the early 18th century. This temple is well known that it is the oldest in the Kung Taphao sub-district that includes Buddha's relics and two important Buddha images.

Attractions Near Wat Khung Taphao

Lam Nam Nan National Park
Lam Nam Nan National Park38.82km from Wat Khung Taphao

Lam Nam Nan National Park is located about 50 kilometres north of Uttaradit town in Uttaradit Province. It is home to Sirikit Dam,waterfalls and dense forest ecosystem.

Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng
Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng44.89km from Wat Khung Taphao

The Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng is a 13th-century temple located near the Yom River in Si Satchanalai Historical Park. The temple is found on top of a hill surrounded by forest, overlooking part of the ancient town.

Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park45.02km from Wat Khung Taphao

Si Satchanalai Historical Park is a beautiful and peaceful historical place to visit. It is very similar to Sukhothai Historical Park. Si Satchanalai was built as a satellite city from Sukothai because of its strategic location.

Ton Sak Yai Forest Park
Ton Sak Yai Forest Park45.45km from Wat Khung Taphao

The park is famous for its large teak tree considered as the largest teak tree in the world. The tree is 1500 years old

Sirikit Dam
Sirikit Dam46.49km from Wat Khung Taphao

It is Thailand’s largest earth dam, constructed under the Nan River Basin Development Project. Formerly known as Pha Som Dam. The dam and the surrounding area is a place of massive natural beauty and are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and a diverse range of exotic wildlife.

Phae Mueang Phi
Phae Mueang Phi59.42km from Wat Khung Taphao

Phae Mueang Phi is a place with original rock formations in the Phi Pan Nam Range, Thailand. It is about eight kilometers northeast of Phrae town in Mueang Phrae District, Phrae Province. Named after the local ghosts, the zone of Phae Mueang Phi includes mushroom rocks and distinctive pillars shaped by natural erosive action. The term Phae Mueang Phi is a northern expression meaning 'ghost town grove' because the terrain is otherworldly.

Where is Wat Khung Taphao

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The province is located in the Nan River valley. Uttaradit means the "port of the north" or "northern landing", as it was formerly a trade center on the Nan River.