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Wat Si Khom Kham, Phayao City

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Wat Si Khom Kham is a Buddhist temple in Phayao town, Phayao Province, Thailand. The temple hosts the largest Chiang Saen era Buddha statue in the country. Wat Si Khom Kham is located on the shores of Phayao Lake.HistoryThe founding of Wat Si Khom Kham dates to sometime in the 12th century. The present structure was completed in 1923. The central large Buddha statue was cast during the years 1491 to 1524.Architecture and artThe temple's wihan hosts a high, wide Buddha statue (Phra Chao Ton Luang) in the angular local style of the 15th and 16th centuries. Surrounding the wihan are 38 Buddha heads, some cast in the local Phayao pink sandstone, dating from the 14th century.Another temple wihan has been built on stilts over the lake. It hosts murals painted by Thai artist Angkarn Kalayanapong. The murals are in Lanna style with some contemporary features.MythologyLegend has it that the site for Wat Si Khom Kham was chosen by the Buddha himself. While he was seeking shelter from the sun, a tree grew miraculously on this spot from a seed planted by a bird.
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  • Wat Sri KOM Kham, or God, their capital is WAT Maha Nikaya of the ordinary type of affiliation within the temple God, their capital, as the Buddha. Built in the reign of Chiang Rai is the amount of people that pay homage to phayao. Have a pleasant visit.
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  • The temple near the phayao Lake. From Chiang Rai is located about 30 minutes more. In this area beside the Temple of phayao Lake this tourist spot is unlikely. In the great temple, Buddhist statues were relatively large.
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  • Locations include the soul of people WAT Sri KOM Kham of phayao is or WAT God their capital. If you come from, you need to worship God in phayao their capital at Wat Sri KOM Kham.
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  • This is Buddhist temple, and Thai people come here to pray.
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  • Ancient temple city. Is that pay homage to the people of the North. Inside the temple is enshrined. Chairman Lord ทรรูป output. Their capital of Baekje
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  • Twin town of the province phayao tour very attractive backpack tour finish was invited to continue although at winch phayao.
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