Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai is a very well-known temple in Dan Khun Thot district of Nakhon Ratchasima province. It is where Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho, a famous monk, used to live. The temples main attraction is Wihan Thep Witthayakhom which is a rotunda building on an island in the middle of a lake. It is 42 metres high and has a diameter of about 65 meters.  It is decorated with almost 20 million mosaic tiles. On the roof there is a sculpture of Airavata, a mythological elephant which carries the Hindu god Indra. It features a 520-tonne head and two huge tusks.

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Wat Ban Rai

Map showing location of  Wat Ban Ra in Nakhon Ratchasima:

GPS Coordinates: 15.299925, 101.736771

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