Monday, April 23, 2007

Phra Samut Chedi : Samut Prakarn

The Chedi in the river is a major monument and a revered place of worship.
It is widely visited by a great number of people.
Generally know as "the Chedi in the middle of the river"
, it was formerly situated on an island in the river and surrounded by water.
Later, the river bed on the right side grew shallower and a large expanse of
land emergedand adjoined with the island on which the Chedi was situated.
Therefore at present, there is no island there.

Phra Samut Chedi, popularly known as Phra Chedi klang Nam
(chedi in the middle of the river) for its original Location on the island
in the chow pha ya river. Now, sits on the river bank in font of
the provincial hall.
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