Wat Ban Song Khon Church – The huge Roman Catholic Church in a modern architectural style is named the largest and most beautiful church in Southeast Asia. The church won the Architectural Design Award 1996 from the Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage.
The church was built in commemoration of the seven martyrs who sacrificed their lives to proclaim their belief in God during the Franco-Thai dispute in World War II.
Celebrations are held twice annually on 22 October and 16 December.
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Article Title: Wat Ban Song Khon Church : Mukdahan, Thailand
Short Description: Wat Ban Song Khon is a Catholic Church situated 6 kilometers from Wan Yai or 25 kilometers from Mukdahan. It is the largest and most beautiful Catholic Church in Southeast Asia. The church was constructed in honor of the 7 Christian Martyrs who sacrificed their lives to protect their religion. The 7 martyrs along with their ashes inside wax figures are displayed in the rear of the Church.
Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad
Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate
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