Photoblog Tempels and buddhist sanctuaries

Wat Phu Tok

Wat Phu Tok in Bueng Kan

Wat Phu Tok is a great place to visit in the cooler months. During the rainy season the climb over the wooden planks can be very dangerous, and in the summer there is a risk of catching heat stroke.

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Wat Phra Sorn Keaw

Wat Phra Sorn Keaw

Wat Phra Keaw Sorn roughly translates as temple on a high glass cliff.

We have visited many ancient temples in Thailand, but this one is unique. In many descriptions I've read, it is known as the most beautiful temple in Thailand, although it is not very well known. Whether this superlative is justified, you may judge for yourselves.

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Khao Kho in Phetchabun

Khao Kho - the Thai Switzerland

KHAO KHO - that is the goal today. The wild mountain region in the province of Phetchabun is nicknamed the 'Thai Switzerland'.

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Wat Tham Si Mongkhon

From Si Chiang Mai to Nong Khai - a trip to the Mekong

A temple festival has once again prompted us to plan a trip to the adjoining province of Nong Khai.

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1,000 Buddhas; The Caves of Pak Ou in Laos

The world-famous caves of Pak Ou are in a sandstone cliff about 25 km north of Luang Prabang directly above the Mekong. As we were already in the area, it was an absolute must, this important Buddhist pilgrimage site in Laos.

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Wat Tham Klong Phen

Wat Tham Klong Phen

Hello all,

Not far from Udon Thani is the impressive forest temple Wat Tham Klong Phen. To get there from the Ring Road take the road to Nong Bua Lamphu, and the entrance to the temple can be found after about 29 km on the left. It's open from 8am to 6 pm.

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Wat Hin Mak Peng - Aussicht auf den Mekong

Wat Hin Mak Peng

A very nice destination is the Wat Hin Mak Peng! From Udon Thani drive towards Tha Bo, then further along the Mekong River, beyond Si Chiang Mai, about 115 km from Udon.

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Wat Pa Phu Kon - Das Hauptgebäude

Wat Pa Phu Kon

Yesterday we visited an amazing temple complex: Wat Pu Pa Kon and it's new facilities, completed around late last year.

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Sala Keo Kou Statuenpark in Nong Khai Naga bewacht Buddha

Sala Keo Kou Statue Park in Nong Khai

Sala Keo Kou in Nong Khai is an attraction with a difference: throughgout the park there are huge concrete sculptures, most of which represent motifs from Buddhist and Hindu mythology.

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Tempeleinweihung in Zentralthailand 11

Dedication of a temple in central Thailand

We were invited to the dedication of a temple in Central Thailand. Good friends of ours had decided to ensure their future good karma through a donation of one of the 9 Luk Nimit stones.

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