35 Notable Architectures to explore in Thailand
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The museum is situated in Suphan Buri City Pillar Shrine area. It was designed to present the history of 5000-year Chinese civilization that is accepted to be one of the world's oldest and most important civilization in the form of a dragon, the well-known sacred animal.
Phimai historical park is the largest of all Khmer temples in Thailand, the rectangular complex measures over 1,000 meters long by almost 600 meters wide. It contains some of the finest examples of Khmer architecture in Thailand. It is now one of the famous attractions in Thailand.
Phra Nakhon Khiri is a historical park in Phetchaburi, Thailand on a hill overlooking the city. The name Phra Nakhon Khiri means 'holy city hill', but locals know it better as Khao Wang, meaning 'hill with palace'. The park consists of three building groups on the three peaks of the 95 m hill. On the western peak is the palace with adjoining structures. On the middle or central peak is a big chedi named Phra That Chom Phet.
The King Narai's Palace in Lopburi was built by King Narai the Great, the king who ruled Ayutthaya from 1656 to 1688. The palace is renowned for its architecture intelligence and its historical significance. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in Lopburi Province.
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 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.
The Prasat Nong Hong is a Khmer sanctuary in Thailand, in the province of Buriram . It is a set of three brick towers, facing east, and resting on a single laterite platform . The three towers have a square plan, of the stepped type, the central tower being the largest. The whole is surrounded by a laterite wall pierced by two entrances, one to the east, the other to the west. According to the type of decoration and architecture, this sanctuary is style Baphuon and dates from the xi th century
The Sanctuary of Truth is perhaps the most iconic structure in Pattaya. Intricately carved entirely from teak wood, the awe-inspiring 105-metre-tall hall on the headland to the north of Wongamat Beach is a one-of-a-kind structure in the whole world. Neither temple nor palace, despite looking like a hybrid of both, it was commissioned by a local business tycoon to act as a place of appreciation for philosophy, art, culture and faith, without being tied to a single religion.
Sukhothai Historical Park covers an area of about 70sqkm and contains more than 190 historical ruins. Sukhothai means literally translated “Dawn of Happiness”. In 1238, the city was founded from an ancient Khmer settlement. For 140 years, it was the capital of the first independent kingdom Sukhothai.
Udon Thani Museum is an important historical attraction of Udon Thani since it gathers the history of Udon Thani inside. The museum exhibiting the cultural heritage, history, archeology, art, and tradition, including lifestyle of Udon Thani people from the past to the present.