Wat Phra That Phanom
183 13 Chayangkun Rd, Tambon That Phanom, Amphoe That Phanom, Chang Wat Nakhon Phanom 48110, Thailand
About Wat Phra That Phanom
One of the most highly revered temples of North-East Thailand. The temple named Wat Phra That Phanom, with its beautiful chedi being the most recognizable landmark of the area, that is not much visited by foreign tourists. The chedi named That Phanom with its very elegant shape is painted in white and decorated with gold ornaments. The top of the chedi contains 110 kilos of gold. The base of the chedi is decorated with reliefs showing scenes from Brahman mythology.
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