Wat Chetiya Khiri Wihan(Wat PhuThok)

   
Bung kan
(4)
Recommended duration : 2 hr 00 min

Opening Hours

- Open Daily : 06.00 - 18.00.


Description

- Located in Ban Kham Khaen, Na Sabaeng Sub-District, Si Wilai District Thailand, this sandstone mountain can be seen from a far distance. PhuThokin Isan dialect means an isolated mountain. It consists of two hills : PhuThokYai and PhuThokNoi. Because of its tranquility, this place was established to be a meditation practice site by PhraAchanChuanKunlachettho. 

- PhuThokNoi is a site of Wat Chetiya Khiri Wihan(Wat PhuThok). The Temple is a starting point to reach the top of PhuThok by walking via a wooden bridge that encirclesthe steep mountain. The bridge was built by the faith from monks, novices and villagers. The construction began in 1969 and took five years to complete. The staircase to the mountaintop has been divided into 7 levels with the highlight on the 5thlevel of PhuThokNoi.

- PhuThok is also a meditation practice centre and a place for the community’s religious activities.

Credit : https://www.tourismthailand.org/Articles/10-things-to-do-in-bueng-kan

Photo : https://thailandtourismdirectory.go.th/th/info/attraction/detail/itemid/2212

https://thainews.prd.go.th/th/news/detail/TCATG200720080939518


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Wat Chetiya Khiri Wihan(Wat PhuThok)
Bung kan
(4)
   
Recommended duration : null
Start : $ 0.00
Opening Hours

- Open Daily : 06.00 - 18.00.

Description

- Located in Ban Kham Khaen, Na Sabaeng Sub-District, Si Wilai District Thailand, this sandstone mountain can be seen from a far distance. PhuThokin Isan dialect means an isolated mountain. It consists of two hills : PhuThokYai and PhuThokNoi. Because of its tranquility, this place was established to be a meditation practice site by PhraAchanChuanKunlachettho. 

- PhuThokNoi is a site of Wat Chetiya Khiri Wihan(Wat PhuThok). The Temple is a starting point to reach the top of PhuThok by walking via a wooden bridge that encirclesthe steep mountain. The bridge was built by the faith from monks, novices and villagers. The construction began in 1969 and took five years to complete. The staircase to the mountaintop has been divided into 7 levels with the highlight on the 5thlevel of PhuThokNoi.

- PhuThok is also a meditation practice centre and a place for the community’s religious activities.

Credit : https://www.tourismthailand.org/Articles/10-things-to-do-in-bueng-kan

Photo : https://thailandtourismdirectory.go.th/th/info/attraction/detail/itemid/2212

https://thainews.prd.go.th/th/news/detail/TCATG200720080939518

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