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Wat Nong Wang, Khon Kaen

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Climb up to the top of Wat Nong Wang and take in a special view of the city. Along the way you can admire the murals that line the walls of this ornate Buddhist temple, which depict everyday situations and scenes from Thai history. As you ascend the gradually smaller floors of the pagoda, view the various relics, many of which relate the teachings of Buddha and his life story. Art lovers shouldn't miss this unusual temple, graced with countless intricate details and singular artwork. See Wat Nong Wang and all Khon Kaen has to offer by arranging your trip with our Khon Kaen tourist route planner.
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  • It's certainly big, being 9 tiers high. There were some visiting abbots from Bangkok whilst we were there, so we could not climb to the top, but we did get prayers from the abbots. It's in marvellous ...  more »
  • This temple is lakeside location(khaen Nakorn lake) with magnificent view of sunset at lake. The highlight is 9 tiered thai styled mandapa with splendid interior , big buddhua statue and huge hall wit...  more »
  • This was our very first Thai temple. As it is not only a temple but somehow a museum for the Isan culture and there is no entry to pay we can recommend you coming here to get an impression of the cult...  more »