Roi Et Travel Guide :
| Dwelling on the banks of Bueng Phlan Chai Lake, Roi Et Province is a prosperous and bustling province in the northeastern Thailand. Its history dates back to 200 years. More....
Ku Kasing :
Ku Kasing is surrounded by a wall, which has four entrances facing north, south, east and west. Just outside the wall, you can see a horseshoe shaped moat.
The main pagoda is situated between two other pagodas, which are smaller than the main building. This pagoda is facing east and has a balcony and a long room. The room has three entrances which all lead to the balcony. One entrance is in the front while the other two are at the side. The single base for the pagodas is tiered and decorated with lotuses. More...
Ku Phra Kona :
Ku Phra Kona is situated in Suwannaphum District and is approximately 60 kilometers from the town of Roi Et. When enter the compound of Ku Phra Kona, you will see that a monastery is housed there, which is still in use. However, what you should be looking are the three pagodas facing north-south.
All the three pagodas of Ku Phra Kona face east with entrances on all four sides, that is north, south, east and west. The base and the pagodas all made from sandstone. The pagoda in the center was renovated in 1928 wherein some major work was undertaken. This pagoda, or prang as it is called in Thai language, was build in tiers and each tier has niches facing all the four sides to house Buddha images. In addition, plastering work was also undertaken. In the ground floor there is vihara to house Lord Buddha's footprints. The entrance of the vihara has an imposing 6-headed snake. More....