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Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

ต บ้านทางแดง 95 Tambon Khaem Son, Amphoe Khao Kho, Chang Wat Phetchabun 67280, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Wat Pha Sorn Kaew, also known as Wat Phra Thart Pha Kaew, is a Buddhist monastery and temple in Khao Kor, Phetchabun, in north-central Thailand.  It is a famous pilgrimage centre and also a famous tourist attraction in Thailand. The main pagoda and surrounding buildings are adorned with over 5 million colorful mosaic tiles and pottery items and is set in a mountain location. 5 sitting Buddha statues were already finished. There is a stained glass gazebo and a smaller pagoda in the gardens.



Attractions near Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Phu Thap Buek13.58km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

The highest mountain in the Loei province and is famous for its stunning views and is one of the great trekking destinations in Thailand.

Sri Dit Waterfall21.3km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Namtok Si Dit is a waterfall and tourist attraction in Thailand. The waterfall is on the Wang Thong River and it runs throughout the year. At the falls, there is a rice mortar using power generated from the waterfall, built by the Communist Party of Thailand.

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park24.61km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park is a national park located in the Loei, Phitsanulok and Phetchabun provinces of Thailand. The protected area is located in the forested mountains of the Luang Prabang Range near the border with Laos and is part of the Luang Prabang montane rainforest ecoregion. The park is the basis of the Thai warrior's long struggle activities in the communist war of Thailand.

Khao Kho National Park25.4km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Khao Kho is a  commercialised park with a number of villages, hundreds of resorts and other premises throughout the park. Situated in Phetchaburi Province in around 6 hours driving distance from Bangkok, Khao Kho National Park is a very popular holiday destination among local and foreign tourists. The park is popular for it's cooler weather, morning mist covering surrounding valleys, impressive viewpoints, a huge wind farm, temples, various types of gardens, waterfalls, and a number of other att

Tat Mok National Park50.5km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Tat Mok National Park is a relatively small national park at 290 km², around 15 km east from Phetchabun City in Phetchabun Province. The main attraction of the park is Tat Mok Waterfall. Both park and the waterfall are named after Tat Mok Mountains. The forest consists of a large variety of Flora and Fauna and is also home for a large variety of living beings.

Phra That Sri Song Rak54.3km from Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Phra That Si Song Rak temple was built on a hill beside the Man River in 1560, on the border of the kingdoms of Ayutthaya and Lang Xang. The temple is a symbol the resolve of the kings of these two kingdoms not to invade each other's territory, and to join forces against Burmese invaders. The temple style is similar to temples in Laos, with a 30-metre chedi.

Where is Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew

Discover more attractions in Phetchabun, where Wat Phra Thart Pha Sorn Kaew is located

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The province lies in the broad fertile river valley of the Pa Sak River, with mountains to the east and west. Phetchabun especially Khao Kho national park is a place with good weather and cold all year round. Therefore it received the nickname "Switzerland of Thailand".