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Wat Siroi  Is located on the bank of the Noi River, at Mu 4, Tambon Siroi. Follow Highway No. 3454 km.31-32 (on Pho Phraya Tha ruea or Ang Thong Wiset Chai Chan route about 12.5 km. kilometres to the west of Amphoe Mueang Ang Thong, take a left turn along the irrigation canal road for five kilometres).  At Wai Siroi, there is a seated Buddha image in the posture of Pa Lelai, called Luangpho To -  21 meters high and 6 meters wide from knee to knee.  Inside the ubosot, there used to have exquisite mural paintings by the craftsmanship of painters school in Ayutthaya.  At present, the paintings have  almost faded away.


Wat Khian  Is another ancient temple locating at Mu 8, Tambon Sanchao Rongthong, near Wat Wiset Chai Chan, which is 12 kilometres from Amphoe Mueang.  Follow Highway No. 3454 for about one kilometre.  Inside the ubosot are exquisite mural paintings featuring stories of ten former incarnations of the Lord Buddha, which were presumably the workmanship of a painter school in Mueang Wiset Chai Chan in the late Ayutthaya period.  The painting features are similar to those painted in the same period being in the ubosot to Wat Ko and Wat Yai Suwannaram in Phetchburi Province.


Wat Ban Phran  Is located in Tambon Sriphran.  Take Pho Thong Sawaeng Ha route (Highway No. 3054) Km 21-22. It is unknown when this ancient temple was built.  Regarding to Luangpu Chaimongkons (from Ayutthaya) narration, a couple called Mr. Phan and Mrs. Ngoen and their son, Mr. Krapukthong constructed Wat Ban Phran at the end of Sukhothai era during 1319-1327.  After that, this temple was deserted and was overspread with thick weeds and trees for over 100 years. When hunters set up small village in this area, they helped renovate this temple.  There is a legend saying that the laterite Buddha image called Luangpho Kraithong enshrined in this wihan was built by King Sri Intharathit in Sukhothai and removed into separated parts for assembly again as the principal Buddha image in Wat Ban Phran.  Since the founder would like to build his own principal image, he constructed wihan to house the Buddha image called Luangpho Kraithong. Krai represents the robe, and shoulder clothes of Luangpho Kraithong.  Some fine days at midnight, Krai will turn into sparkling light indicating good luck for those who happen to see.  It is believed to be a sacred one being able to protect the worshippers from danger.  


Ban Khu Mueang  Is located in Tambon Ban Phai, four kilometres from the north of Sawaeng Ha District and three kilometres from Bang Rachan stockade.  At Ban Khu Mueang, archaeologists discovered ruins of an ancient city, which presumably existed during Thwarawadi period.  Its evidence shows a wide ancient moat and earthen mound, some fragments of pottery, animal bones, beads, and medicine grinding stone.  At present, it is a simple canal without any traces of historical sites.


Places of Interest around Ang Thong Province, Thailand

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