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Northern Thailand Sights

Wat Sri Chum

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 05/31/2013

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Like many other sanctuaries, Wat Si Chum was originally surrounded by a moat. The main structure is dominated by a breathtaking statue of the Buddha in a seated position. The huge but elegant stucco image is one of the largest in Thailand, measuring 37 feet from knee to knee. Enter the mondop through the passage inside the left inner wall. Keep your eyes on the ceiling: more than 50 engraved slabs illustrate scenes from the Jataka, which are stories about the previous

lives of Lord Buddha.

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Sight Information

Address:

East of Old City walls, Sukhothai, 64210, Thailand

Sight Details:

  • B150 for admission to all Historical Park sites

Updated 05/31/2013

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