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|Wat Phra Sri Mahathat is a temple of considerable historical and archaeological significance. It was probably founded in the 12th century when the Khmers still governed Lopburi.||09/21/2005||379|
|Wat Phra Narng Sarng is Phukets oldest temple (app.250 years). |
The grounds of this historic temple are where the Battle of Thalang took place in 1785. Inside are three very old statues wrought in tin of the Buddha; they are the largest in the world and date from a time when tin was regarded as a semi-precious metal.
Phra Pathom Chedi is the highest stupa in the world with a height of 127 m. It is located in the town Nakhon Pathom (56 Km. west of Bangkok), Thailand.
from information board at Phra Pathom Chedi, Nakhonpathom Thailand
Phra Patom Chedi is the oldest Buddhist in Thailand. It locate...
|A lot of forts were build along the Chao Praya River but most of them were destroyed or broken down during the centuries. This one is still standing and even the cannons are still in place. |
In the middle of the 18th century the Phra Sumane Fort was one of 14 forts around Bangkok defending the city borders. Today only two forts remain and the hexagonal shaped Phra Sumane Fort is ...
|Phra Pathom Chedi (Thai พระปฐมเจดีย์ ) is the highest stupa of the world with a height of 127 m. It is located in the town Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Unfortunately, very low-res image.|
The name Phra Pathom Chedi means Holy chedi (stupa) of the beginning. The stupa at the location is first mentioned in scripture...
|Temple of the emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok||02/24/2006||428|
|The Royal Palace at Bang Pa-In has a history dating back to the 17th century. According to a chronicle of Ayutthaya, King Prasat Thong ( 1629-1656 ) had a palace constructed on Bang Pa-In Island in the Chao Phraya River. A contemporary Dutch merchant, Jeremias van Vliet, reported that King Prasat Thong was an illegitimate son of King Ekathotsarot ( 1605-1610/11 ), who in his youth was shipwreck...||10/08/2006||513|
The National Museum Bangkok
is located on Naphra That road
between Thammasart University
and the National Theatre, and
opposite to Phra Main Ground
928 Sukumvit Road, between Sois 40-42, Phra Khanong sub-distict, (near the Ekkamai BTS Skytrain Station "E7" and Ekkamai Bus Terminal), Bangkok, 10110 Thailand
|The temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is certainly one of the most important temples in Chiang Mai, as well as one of the most revered among all Thais. The temple is a major pilgrimage destinations during the important Buddhist holidays of Makha Buja and Visak. Its importance, as well as its location, owes much to the legend of its founding.|
According to this legend, a Buddha re...
|The Grand Palace (Thai พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang) is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to early in the 20th century. Construction on the palace complex began in 1782 during the reign of Rama I.||08/22/2005||595|
|Chulalongkorn University is the oldest university in Thailand and has long been considered to be among the most prestigeous academic institutions in the country. It now has eighteen faculties, a number of schools and institutes. Considered as one of the finest universities in Thailand, it normally attracts top students. It is named after King Chulalongkorn, and was established by his successor ...||08/22/2005||507|