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Prang Sam Yod

Tha Hin, Mueang Lop Buri District, Lopburi 15000, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Prang Sam Yod

Prang Sam Yod (literally, the 'Three Tower Temple') was a Mahayana Buddhist temple built by the powerful Khmer Emperor Jayavarman VII.  This temple is renowned for its architecture and it is a tourist-friendly place. This temple is also home for hundreds of monkeys.


Attractions near Prang Sam Yod

Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat0.47km from Prang Sam Yod

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Phitsanulok, Thailand, where it is located on the bank of the Nan River near the Naresuan Bridge.  The cloister of the temple was established in 1357 during the reign of King Maha Thammaradscha I of Sukhothai.  Wat Yai is famous throughout Thailand for its golden sculpture of the Buddha called the Phra Buddha Chinnarat. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Thailand.

Phra Narai Ratchanivet0.5km from Prang Sam Yod

The King Narai's Palace in Lopburi was built by King Narai the Great, the king who ruled Ayutthaya from 1656 to 1688. The palace is renowned for its architecture intelligence and its historical significance. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in Lopburi Province.

Wat Khun Inthapramun26.86km from Prang Sam Yod

Wat Khun Inthapramun is ancient temple that was constructed during the Sukhothai period, its vast size still outlined by brick ruins. The largest and longest reclining Buddha statue in Thailand, 50 meters from topknot to feet, is enshrined here. Originally, the reclining Buddha image was housed in the image hall, or Wihan, but after a fire raged through the temple, the image was abandoned to the elements for hundreds of years.

Bang Rachan Memorial Park31.53km from Prang Sam Yod

Bang Rachan Memorial Park is where an exact replica of the ancient village and camp, where 11 leaders of Khai Bang Rachan came together to form a united front to fight the Burmese army in 1765. There is also a historical park to explore and learn about the historical content of Bang Rachan.

Kham Yat Palace33.9km from Prang Sam Yod

Kham Yat Palace Hall is a historic palace in Thailand, located in the area of abandoned temple, Pho Thong District, Ang Thong Province in the central region.  This palace hall used to be the abode of King Uthumphon, the 33nd and penultimate monarch of the Ayutthaya Kingdom, while he was ordained as a monk. Where he stayed for a period of time before returning to stay at Wat Pradu Songtham.  It was registered as an ancient monument in Thailand and is considered another tourist attraction of Ang T

Big Buddha34.49km from Prang Sam Yod

The Great Buddha of Thailand, also known as The Big Buddha, is the tallest statue in Thailand, the second-tallest statue in Southeast Asia, and the ninth-tallest in the world. This statue stands 92 m high and is 63 m wide. Construction commenced in 1990, and was completed in 2008. It is painted gold and made of concrete. The Buddha is in the seated posture called Maravijaya Attitude.

Where is Prang Sam Yod

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Lopburi3 attractions

Lopburi is a significant province historically, where many historical structures, artifacts, and prehistoric settlements have been discovered. King Narai Reign Fair is an Event held annually, it is considered the greatest fair of the province.