Wat Tham Khao Luang
One of Phetchaburi's old tourist attractions Located on Khao Luang, a small mountain with a height of only 92 meters, built during the reign of King Chulalongkorn, Rama V, who wished to build a temple on the hilltop. to offer to His Majesty King Rama IV which once came to this cave Inside is enshrined a beautiful Buddha image. And there is also a wide channel where sunlight shines into the rock formations, creating beauty. Visiting Wat Tham Khao Luang Visitors must walk down the stairs to the mouth of the cave. When entering the cave, you will see a wide opening where the sun's rays shine through and hit the rock. making the inside of the cave colorful There is also a broken rock cavity. The air inside the cave is cool, not damp, and inside there is also a large Buddha image. enshrined Including many other Buddha images, but the highlight that attracts tourists is inevitable. Watching the beams of light come down from the ceiling of the cave It will shine down to the area of ​​the big Buddha image (Luang Por To), the sacred Buddha image of Phetchaburi province. in which each time and season The beam will also be at different angles. This is the charm that makes both Thai and foreign tourists come to visit here uninterrupted. For tourists who would like to travel to Wat Tham Khao Luang. You can visit from 09.00-16.30 hrs. But if anyone wants to see the beautiful beams, it is recommended to come around 10.00-11.00 hrs. will be the most suitable time.
Reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Non)
Over 400 years old reclining Buddha or reclining Buddha image is enshrined, 43 meters long, 15 meters high from the head to the base of the bed. It is classified as the fourth largest reclining Buddha image in the country. The highlight that is different from other reclining Buddha images is that the head of the Buddha image has two lotus-shaped pillows under his head. It is believed that those born on Tuesday should find Opportunity to pay respects once will bring prosperity to life for the Reclining Buddha Temple It is an old temple that does not have any clear evidence of its creation. But it is assumed that it is a temple that has existed since the Ayutthaya period. by Mon people who have faith But after the end of the Ayutthaya period The temple was abandoned until it became an abandoned temple. Until the reign of King Mongkut, the reign of King Rama IV saw saw the reclining Buddha image that was very dilapidated therefore graciously To build a roof of zinc to cover it. Later, during the reign of King Chulalongkorn, the reign of King Rama V, a tiled roof was built to cover the reclining Buddha image and became a viharn of the reclining Buddha image as seen today.
Wat Yai Suwannaram Worawihan
A temple with a long history It is a third-class royal monastery of the type Worawihan, presumably built in the Ayutthaya period. From the evidence according to the royal secretary of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn, the reign of King Rama V “The image and pattern in this Ubosot must have been written 300 years ago.” For the name of the big temple Probably from the area of ​​​​the temple with a size of 20 rai, the word Suwan is probably derived from the name of the Supreme Patriarch (Watermelon), who was originally named "Thong" or could be his nickname "Suwan" because of him. is the one who made major renovations to the temple which was the former school and this temple is officially called Wat Yai Suwannaram in the end
Temple outside Pak Talay
Temple outside Pak Talay It is a temple that is important to the villagers in the community since ancient times. The temple outside the mouth of the sea has important things in the temple, including ancient teak church Older than 100 years old and still has the Petranippanang Viharn. which has beautiful architecture of many arts It will be seen very clearly. because the building is the shape of a junk boat Yes, inside there is a painting with watermarks and lacquer patterns covered with gold. decorated all over the walls of the temple splendidly beautiful and have various equipment such as boat steering, propellers, masts to decorate to look like a real junk boat as well
Wat Mahathat Worawihan
Third-class royal monastery Another important place in Phetchaburi province. It is assumed that it has existed since the Dvaravati period. Because many artifacts of that period were discovered within the temple grounds. Inside the temple there are many interesting things such as Phra Viharn Luang, built in the late Ayutthaya period. enshrined "President Buddha image in royal image" important Buddha image and there is also "Luang Por Wat Mahathat" or what the villagers call it. "Luang Pho Sacred" Buddha image in the subduing Mara posture, lap width 8 inches, left hand holding a fan. which is highly revered
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