Buddhist Temples to explore in Surin
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.
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.