Wat Nakhon Chum : Phichit, Thailand

Wat Nakhon Chum is some 9 kilometres from town on the Phichit – Wang Chik road. Built in the Sukhothai period about 800 hundred years ago, the temple features an old Ubosot built with brick and mortar with the upper parts in wood.

Wat Nakhon Chum is some 9 kilometres from town on the PhichitWang Chik road. Built in the Sukhothai period about 800 hundred years ago, the temple features an old Ubosot built with brick and mortar with the upper parts in wood.

Instead of windows, there are narrow openings for ventilation throughout the walls, similar to temples of the Ayutthaya period. In the Ubosot is a large Sukhothai-style Buddha statue once used as the principal statue in oath-taking ceremony pledging allegiance to the monarch.

Wat Nakhon Chum
Location: 146 Moo 8, Phichit-Sam Ngam-Wang Chik Road; Mueang Phichit, Phichit 66000 Thailand




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