Wat Phra That Nong Bua is a Dhammyuttika temple, one of important temples in Ubon Ratchathani. The highlight of this place is Sri Maha Pho Chedi which was built in 1956 to honor of 2500 years of Buddhism. The gleaming gold and white chedi at this temple loosely resembles the Mahabodhi stupa in Bodhgaya, India.
The old stupa with 5 meters wide and 1 meters high is now housed by the new 55-meter stupa square base. It stands in the middle of a marble slabs square, with smaller stupas at each corner. Around this elements there are other less notable buildings including a large recent ubosot with large round windows and a sitting Buddha at the front.
Today, Wat Phra That Nong Bua is where Buddha relics are stored. Visitors can come and pay respect and experience peaceful environment for meditation.To visit, Wat Phra That Nong Bua is located in Ubon Ratchathani district, on Dharmawitee road from Chayankul intersection. It is 3 kilometers away from the city municipal. The temple was constructed in 1955 covering the area of 50 fields, 1 ngan and 19 square two-meters.
Wat Phrathat Nong Bua
Location: Nai Mueang, Mueang Ubon Ratchathani District, Ubon Ratchathani 34000 Thailand