Sunday, April 12, 2015

Wat Phra That Pu Khao ~ The Temple On Hill (Golden Triangle) Of Chiang Saen - Thailand.

Here is the Top point where Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet at Golden Triangle and Mekong River. On the Hill side located the temple Wat Phra That Pu Khao. 
 The close view of the map Golden Triangle.
 Standing on Thailand land, front side is Mekong river, left hand side of Myanmar and right hand side of Laos.
 This temple Wat Phra That Pu Khao is located on a Hill near Mae Khong (Mekong) river, Wat Phra That Pu Khao is centred by a Mondop surrounded by 5 'satellite' Chedis at the back side of temple wiharn. These structures are enclosed by double boundary walls with a staircase on each side except for the Western wall. According to legend, Chao Kaeo MaMuang had this temple constructed around 759AD. However, the architecture indicates that it should been constructed around 14th AD century.
 Here the 5 satellite Chedis behind the Wiharn Wat Phra That Pu Khao.
 The small Wiharn with Phra Buddha statues veneration here.
 The photo taken inside the Chedi with Phra Buddha Chiang Saen venerated inside.
 The staircase to hill side of Wat Phra That Pu Khao and the Guardian deity and Phayanak Dragon head at both side.
 Below the staircase is another Wiharn of the temple and the altar.
 The old building Wiharn.
 The photos taken inside the old Wiharn.
The side view of the Wiharn and old brick wall.
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