Prasat Hin Phanom Wan, Nakhon Ratchasima

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  • A nice place to visit, architecture is taking more similar to classical Cambodia, worth visiting it.
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  • Is the ideal place for studying the history of art, "Khmer" The Kingdom has one of the most prosperous era of Thailand. Link path between the Angkor in Cambodia to phanom rung phimai. Power distribution in the people's living in the territory of the Southeast and suvarnabhumi. Learn the art of culture Beauty of the sculptures.
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  • There is small ancient complex. No information at English, only Thai. Silent place not far from main road. Good to visit if you drive near, but not good enough for special visit.  more »
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  • Build around the BUDDHIST 16-17th century. Used to be HINDU shrine transform to BUDDHIST place later.
  • Awesome place. Just stumbled upon it on the way to a friends place. Girlfriend was super excited.
  • Infra Red photography at Prasat Hin Phanomwan. Camera: Nikon D70s (unconverted regular camera) Filter Hoya & Tianya Infra red filters 720nm Lens Nikon 18-70mm, Tripod. Camera settings: All images shot in RAW mode with Preset WB on patch of sunny green grass. ISO 200, focal length f11, lens 18-70mm. Exposures times: Hoya R72 = 1.6secs Tianya 720 = 1 secs Post processing conducted in Nikon Capture NXD & Gimp 2.8. It is believed that Prasat Phanom Wan was built in the 15th Buddhist century and was renovated during 18th and 19th century. The place was the Hindu religion and later became a Buddhist ritual site. Although most of the place was ruined, the main pagoda and a tiered pagoda are still remaining. Surrounded with sandstone walkway and laterite wall around the sanctuary, the southwest area is a sandstone pagoda called Prang Noi with the large Buddha statue inside. Outside the area comprises of Gopura (a sanctuary doorway or porch) situated in the form of tall tower in four directions. The east side of the sanctuary features the trace of a moat and hill called “Noen Oraphim”. Getting there:The place is located in Ban Makha, Tambon Pho. Tourists are able to drive from the Nakhon Ratchasima-Khon Kaen road for 15 kilometers and proceed for another 5 kilometers to the site
  • Beautiful small ancient temple
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