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Nakhon Sawan Municipality has built the Nakhon Sawan Tower on the top of Khiriwong Temple Hill to serve tourists visiting Nakhon Sawan.


Kaeng Lan Nok Yung is a brook with a wide rock plateau. Mae Wong River, which originates in Mae Wong Forest flows through it. It is about 800 meters from Mae Rewa Forest Protection Unit.


Siriwatanawisut Temple Buddhists and disciples' group of Rachapatikaram Temple, led by the deputy abbot Prathepmolee,  joined in  building the Sri  Buddha Kaya  Stupa on top  of the  Bodhisattva peak in Siriwatanawisut Temple of Nakhonsawan's Tha Tako district. The structure and artwork of the Stupa is modelled after the Buddha Kaya Stupa in Bihar State of India. It is about 16  x 20 metre wide and 28  meters high, the number  28  representing  Lord Buddha.


Wat Tham Phon Sawan Wat Tham Phon Sawan is in Tambon Lamphayon.  An asphalt road of 105 kilometres from the city leads to the temple.  It is around ten kilometres from Tak Fa District Office on the Tak Fa-Khok Samrong road.  The temple has a modern three-story pavilion.  At the rear of the temple is Phon Sawan Cave that is divided into two sections.  The first section is a small room, while the second section is a larger room with Buddha images and various structures like a replica waterfall with a stream in the caves centre.  The cave is cool  and has electricity and waterworks.


Getting There: From Nakhon Sawan, take the Asian Highway to Chai Nat for about 52 kilometres and turn left into Highway No. 1 past Amphoe Tak Fa for about 46 kilometres.  Then turn left into Wat Tham Phon Sawan.  It is around 98 kilometres from the city.


Nakhon Sawan Provincial Cultural Building is in the Nakhon Sawan Rajabhat Institute.  This two-story building is in the contemporary Thai style and has a beautiful front porch.  It is the centre of historical, archaeological and cultural information of the province.  The building has an exhibition room displaying cultural development and various archaeological sites.  


It was completed in June 1992 and was opened by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on 17 August 1992.






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