Monday, August 6, 2007

PRASAT NANG RAM : Nakorn Ratchasima province

Prasat Nang Ram is located 79 kilometers far from town on the route No. 2 It can be reached by driving 62 kilometers to the crossroads of Ban Wat, then turing right along the highway No. 207 for 22 kms. To Ban Nang Ram and finally turining left with travelling further for 4 kilometers. Prasat Nang Ram was built in Khmer style during the 12th century to be a nursing place.

The sanctuary consists of the main stupa an vihara surrounded by laterite walls. Outside the wall, there is a pond lined with stepped laterite. Far away 80 meters, surrounded by leterite walls and the U-shaped pond are other three stupas assumed to be the residence of medical men.

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