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Visit Phra That Ruang Rong (Si Saket)

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Phra That Ruang Rong

Thai name : พระธาตุเรืองรอง

GPS : 15.16590007,104.29866313 (See on the map)
Si Saket

Presentation

This temple is located 8 km northwest outside Si Saket. Very generous in statues sometimes surprising. Its mostly known part is the temple in the form of a chariot drawn by two oxen. It also hosts a lying Buddha statue unique in Thailand inspired by a statue seen in India. The main building and its 49 meters high stupa is covered with paintings of tourist attractions of Sisaket province. From the top you have a panoramic view of the surroundings.
This temple worth a visit for the richness and diversity of its statues and its component. It is fairly easy to access because not far from the city.

Practical information about Phra That Ruang Rong

No admission fee
Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The songtheaw number 2 that you can take at the train station will bring you there for 10 THB
Otherwise, a motorcycle taxi will take you to the temple, wait for you and bring you back to Si Saket for 200 bahts.

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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Phra That Ruang Rong is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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