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Rai Khing temple

Rai Khing temple, Tambon Rai Khing, Amphoe Sam Phran, Chang Wat Nakhon Pathom 73210, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Rai Khing temple

Wat Rai Khing, a civilian monastery built-in 1791, is located in Tambon Rai Khing, only 32 kilometers from Bangkok. It was named after the district by Somdej Phra Phuttha Chan. When the construction was completed, the Buddha image was brought from Wat Sala Poon and enshrined here, later the locals named the image "Luang Pho Wat Rai Khing".



Attractions near Rai Khing temple

Samphran Elephant Ground And Zoo2.39km from Rai Khing temple

Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo offer exciting events such as The Elephant Theme Show and The Crocodile Wrestling Show. Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo, there are many activities that you can relax or amuse yourself, such as taking photos with tigers, visiting the zoo and the crocodile farm, and seeing a magical show.

Wat Prathon Chedi19.35km from Rai Khing temple

Wat Phra Prathon Chedi is one of the big historic sites from Davaravati era around B.E.13, located in Wat Phra Prathon Chedi, 78, 52nd kilometers, Petch Kasem road, Tumbol Phra Prathon, Amphoe Mueng, Nakhon Pathom. A distance of 2 kilometers east from Phra Pathom Chedi is the royal temple. Presuming it was first built during Davaravati era, far from current location of Phra Prathom Chedi in North direction.

Phra Pathom Chedi23.22km from Rai Khing temple

One of the most important places for Buddhists in Thailand can be found in Nakhon Pathom, one of the oldest cities in Thailand. The Phra Pathom chedi, which means “Holy chedi of the beginning” is regarded the oldest Buddhist structure in Thailand. The very impressive chedi (stupa) with its orange roof visible from far away is with its 120 meters height the largest Buddhist chedi in the world.

Wat Prasat Nonthaburi23.31km from Rai Khing temple

Wat Prasat was built during the reign of King Narai the Great . The Ubosot, or Temple hall, boasts sophisticated craftsmanship: the upper part features a divine god riding a mythic bird-beast (a Garuda), and the finial is decorated in the Mon style, with a royal lion featured beside the finial.The reason behind the unusual shape of the building is that the shape easily allows cool air to replace hotter air as it rises.

National Museum of Royal Barges24.37km from Rai Khing temple

The Royal Barges Museum is where we can discover 8 of the country's most unique and stunning vessels: the Royal Barges. These boats a reserved for auspicious ceremonies and state occasions like the very rare Royal Barge Procession, and have only made an appearance on the water about 16 times in the last 65 years. It is one of the majestic tourist attractions in Thailand.

Siriraj Medical Museum24.39km from Rai Khing temple

The Siriraj Medical Museum, nicknamed the Museum of Death, is a medical museum in Bangkok, Thailand. Siriraj Medical Museum is open to the public and is a valuable resource for medical professionals and students. This museum consists of seven small medical museums:Siriraj Bimuksthan Museum, Ellis Pathological Museum, Congdon Anatomical Museum, Songkran Niyomsan Forensic Medicine Museum, Parasitological Museum, Touch Museum in Honor of Queen Mother Sirikit, and Sood Sangvichien Prehistoric Museum

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Nakhon Pathom5 attractions

It is claimed as one of the oldest cities and the center of civilization in the ancient Dvaravati Kingdom. The province features an ancient religious structure called Phra Pathom Chedi, the first religious Landmark that signified the introduction of Buddhism into Thailand. The province itself is known for its many fruit orchards.