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Wat Buraparam

Nai Mueang, Mueang Surin District, Surin 32000, Thailand

Buddhist Temples
Notable Architectures

About Wat Buraparam

Wat Buraparam is an ancient Buddhist temple built in the Rattanakosin period and lies in Surin province. It was built by Surin’s first town leader, Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Changwang. It is home to the province’s iconic Buddha image and museum of Luang Phoo Dun.


Attractions near Wat Buraparam

Prasat Ban Phlai22.84km from Wat Buraparam

The Prasat Ban Phlai is a Khmer temple located in the Surin province of Thailand. The sandstone structures found on the site suggest that it was a Hindu shrine dedicated to Shiva.

Prasat Si Khoraphum33.45km from Wat Buraparam

Sikhoraphum is one of the largest and well preserved Khmer monuments in the Surin province of Thailand. Prasat Sikhoraphum was most likely built during the 11th or 12th century. It was constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva

Ban Taklang Elephant Village42.43km from Wat Buraparam

Many elephants can be found at Ban Taklang Elephant Village. The villagers keep elephants as pets. The elephants here are treated like friends and have been trained well by their mahouts.

Prasat Ta Muen Thom64.31km from Wat Buraparam

Prasat Ta Muen Thom or Prasat Ta Moan Thom is a Khmer temple located in Oddar Meanchey province, Cambodia.  It lies not far from two related temples in a densely forested area where access is difficult on one of the passes through the Dangrek Mountains. These three temples, all within a few hundred meters of each other, formed a complex which was an important stop on a major route of the Khmer Empire

Prasat Ban Bu67.65km from Wat Buraparam

The Prasat Ban Bu is a Khmer temple from the end of the xii th , beginning of xiii th  century , built by King Jayavarman VII . It is located on the site of the Ban Bu village school. It is one of the eight dharmasalas  identified to date on the road to Prasat Hin Phimai. These dharmasalas were distant about fifteen kilometers from each other, which corresponded to a day of walking. It was originally a laterite tower with a long entrance hall and more.

Prasat Muang Tam69.87km from Wat Buraparam

Prasat Muang Tam is a Hindu Temple in Prakhon Chai District, Buriram Province, Thailand. It is primarily in the Khleang and Baphuon styles, which dates its primary phases of construction to the late-10th and early-11th centuries. The primary deity was Shiva, although Vishnu was also worshipped there.

Where is Wat Buraparam

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Surin is a large province in the Mun River Basin of Thailand’s Northeastern Isan region. Surin is known as a city of elephants because in the past, elephants were the main vehicles of Surin people and their unique skill to taming the elephants.