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Wat Yang Na Rangsi ( Lopburi Boat Museum ) Located on the bank of the Lopburi River,

nine kilometres south of the town centre along the Lopburi - Bang Pahan route is Wat Yang Na

Rangsi. The temple is famous for its Buddha images which were made of sandstone and

quartz. It is also notable for its wooden sala ( a wooden teaching hall ) which was built in 1927

in a typical central region style. The sala has been converted into the Lop Buri Boat Museum,

where a large collection of local vessels, in particular a one - seat barge, are exhibited.

 

Bee Farm Location: Soi 24 Sai Tri, Mo 9 Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi 15220. The centre distributes information and knowledge on Bee cultivation in Thailand. It is also a place where natural bees products including royal jelly, honey from sunflower, natural honey extracts, etc.) and other honey related products are on sale.

 

Wat Lai Located on the bank of Maenam Bang Kham in Tha Wung District,

about 24 kilometres from town, the Ayutthaya-period temple is famous

for its chapel. Decorated with stucco in various designs showcasing Buddha's

previous life and his first sermon after attaining enlightenment, the chapel illustrates

extraordinary Thai craftsmanship which is truly exquisite. There is also the Phra

Si Ari Buddha image which local people have worshipped for generations.

 

Wat San Paulo A Jesuit Church founded by the Portuguese during the reign of King Narai the Great, Wat San Paulo is situated about three kilometres east of town, off  Ramdaecho Road. The word San Paulo was probably dubbed by Thais especially when they pronounced Saint Paul or Saint Paulo in Thai style. Visible in the site are the remains of a brick wall and stucco tower, as well as an octagonal, 3-story, observatory.

 

Wat Nakhon Kosa Located north of the railway station near San Phra Kan is Wat Nakhon Kosa which may have originally been a Hindu Shrine as the temple was built in 1157 by the Khmer's. Later on, U-Thong style cement Buddha images were added on the prangs.

 

Wat Mani Chonlakhan Built during the reign of King Mongkut, the temple was

originally called Wat Ko Kaew as it was located on a small island. Remains

found in the compound include the Chedi Luang Pho Saeng, the ubosot, the

viharn and a large Buddha image situated along the riverside.

Lopburi Province Page 9, Kraison Siharat Hall
Lopburi Province Page 11, Vichayen House, Prang Khaek, Oasis Agro - Farm, Kachornvit Mushroom Farm

Interesting places to visit around  Lopburi Province