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Notable Architectures to explore in Chai Nat

Chai Nat

Chai Nat is on the flat river plain of central Thailand's Chao Phraya River valley. Chai Nat was first established during the Ayutthaya period and was used as a successful base of operations for confronting the Burmese army. As the Burmese were defeated every time, the area earned the name Chai Nat, 'place of victory'.

Wat Phra Borommathat Worawihan
Wat Phra Borommathat WorawihanChai Nat, Mueang Chai Nat District, Chai Nat 17000, Thailand

Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan is the main Buddhist temple of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in southern Thailand. The main stupa of the temple, Phra Borommathat Chedi ('great noble relics stupa'), was built by King Sri Dhammasokaraja in the early-13th century CE to establish a symbol for the Theravada Buddhism sect in the province. The temple is believed to house a tooth of Gautama Buddha.

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in Chai Nat