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Ku Santarat :

     Maha Sarakham Travel Guide : Ku Santarat
        Ku Santarat is also called Santaratana. It is a small Khmer site and is located not too far from the Phra That Na Dun. Different experts disagree on what Ku Santarat was used for. Some say that it was a place of worship, while others feel that it was used as a hospital. More....


 

Phra Yuen Mongkhon Buddha:

   Maha Sarakham Travel Guide : Phra Yuen Mongkhon Buddha
        According to a legend, people of Kanthaarawichai built Buddha images to ask for rain after a period of drought. The men built an image known as Mueang Buddha while the women built the Phra Yuen Mongkhon Buddha. Once both the image were completed, the people held a big celebration to mark the occasion. Thereafter, the area has been getting regular rainfall. More....

 



 
 



Maha Sarakham Travel Guide :

    Situated 470 kilometers from Bangkok, Maha Sarakham is a small province in the North East part of Thailand. Being the educational hub of the region, this place is also known as "Taksila of Isan". Maha Sarakham is famous for its historical sites, beautiful Buddha images, exquisite hand woven silk and cotton fabric. More...

 

Kosamphi Forest Park :

Maha Sarakham Travel Guide : Kosamphi Forest Park

        Kosamphi Forest Park was established in October 1976 and is home to number of big trees whose peaks touch each other to form a canopy. The forest park also has a natural pond that makes it an ideal home for number of species of birds and wildlife. However, the biggest attraction of Kosamphi Forest Park is the large number of crab-eating grey and gold macaques.

        For those of you who want to be close to nature can enjoy the Kaeng Tat rapids in Chi River. These rapid are located in the north and east of the park. You can also enjoy the toothbrush trees that are bent into different shapes. Over 200 trees are present in the park. More...

 

Phra That Na Dun: Buddhist Park of Isan

Maha Sarakham Travel Guide : Phra That Na Dun      Phra That Na Dun is located in Na Dun district of Maha Sarakham Province. Phra That is located in an area on which the ancient town of Champasi was situated. A lot of archaeological artifacts have been found from the area including Buddha images and Buddha amulets, which are now housed in the neighboring province's Khon Kaen National Museum.

       The most impressive item found was Lord Buddha's stupa housing relics, which were kept in silver, gold and bronze boxes. It is believed that these artifacts dated back to the 8th and 10th century, during the Dvaravati period. It was discovery of these artifacts that the government decided to set up Phra That Na Dun in 1982 into be a Buddhist Center. Phra That Na Dun is spread over an area of 365 acres and its most imposing feature is the 50 meters stupa which houses the relic and has the same shape as the mini-stupa. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 
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