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Roi Et Province, Page 5, Roi Et Province, Ku Ka Sing Temple and Ban Wai Luem Village.

Bo Phan Khan Rattanasophon The park which was set up to commemorate the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne is situated inside Wat Bo Phan Khan Rattanasophon. It is also where the beautiful image of Phra Phuttha Sahatsakhantha Mahamuninat is located. To get there: Take the Roi Et  / Phanom Phrai route from King Amphoe Nong Hi to Tambon Den Rat. It is about 85 km. from Roi Et.

 

Wat Pa Non Sawan  It is a huge temple built from the abbot’s omen. It was embellished

and decorated with local earthenware, so it looks strikingly eye catching. The entrance of

the multi tiered Chedi represents Hanuman’s mouth. Each floor of the Chedi has murals

illustrating the life of the Lord Buddha. At the temple’s gate, there are two huge tortoises

which looks like Khmer or Indian art. To get there: Take the Roi Et / Thawat Buri / Selaphum

Road. It is about 13 km. from Thawat Buri district and about 30 km. from Roi Et town.

The entrance is on the right side.

 

Pha Nam Yoi or Issan Buddhist Park  It covers a forest with wide varieties of hardwood trees and is home to various kinds of wild animals. On the hill is situated Wat Pha Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram. The temple houses Phra Mahachedi Chai Mongkhon, one of Thailand’s largest Chedi’s.

 

The large stone cliff is situated at  Ban Khok Klang, Tambon  Pha  Nam Yoi. It borders Nong Sung district of  Mukdahan  province and  Kuchi Narai district of Kalasin province. The total area is  about 20,000 rai. It covers  a forest with wide varieties of hardwood trees and is home to various kinds of wild animals such as boar, barking deer, deer, red jungle fowl, etc. Pha Nam Yoi rises 200 metres from the ground level, and 380-500 metres abovesea level. On the hill is situated Wat Pha Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram, which covers an area of 2,500 rai.

 

The temple was built by Phra Achan Si Maha Wiro, a follower of Phra Achan Man Phurithat. The temple houses Phra Mahachedi Chai Mongkhon, one of Thailand’s largest chedis that was designed by the Fine Arts Department. The white Chedi is embellished with golden motifs, and surrounded by smaller chedis at the eight directions. The large Chedi is 101 metres wide, 101 metres long, and 101 metres high situated on a piece of land with an area of 101 rai. It houses the relics of the Lord Buddha and is beautifully decorated with a mixture of an ancient and contemporary-style of art. This Phra Mahachedi Chai Mongkhon is situated in the compound of Wat Pha Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram.

 

Roi Et Province, Thailand, Pha Nam Yoi, or Issan Buddhist Park, Wat Pa Non Sawan

Roi Et Province, Page 7, Thung Kula Ronghai, Phra Maha Chedi Chai Mongkhon.