Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng and Wat Sa Si : Sukhothai Province

Wat Khao Phanom Phleng is a hilltop temple within the old town of Si Satchanalai. A laterite chedi in the center, s large viharn or image hall in front, and a small sanctuary behind all lie in ruins. Some laterite pillars and a damaged Buddha's image constructed of latelite slabs and coated with mortar are still to be seen.

Wat Sa Si
Situated near Wat Chanasongkhram is Wat Sa Si. Around a Singhalese-style chedi is the main sanctuary on an island in the middle of Traphang Trakuan pond. A large viharn contains a stucco Buddha image. To the south stand nine chedis of different sizes.

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