Wat Roi Phra Phutthabat Phu Manorom, is situated on Phu Manorom, a small mountain located in Tambon Na Si Nuan in the southern part of Amphoe Mueang Mukdahan. Within the temple’s compound, there are several interesting things that are waiting to be visited and worshipped.
Phrachao Yai Kaeo Mukda Sitrairat is enshrined on top of the mountain, where the temple is situated. This giant Buddha statue, which can be seen froma distance, with a lap width of 39.99 metres and a height of 59.99 metres is in the posture of subduing Mara. The total height from the base to the top is 84 metres.
To get there: From the centre of Amphoe Mueang Mukdahan, take Highway No. 2034 (Mukdahan-Don Tan) until passing Ho Kaeo Mukdahan and seeing a T-junction. Then, turn right into Highway No. 238 and go straight until reaching the intersection. After that, turn left to Phu Manorom. The total distance from Amphoe Mueang Mukdahan is 7 kilometres. Due to the narrow and steep road, big busses cannot driveuphill. At the foot of the mountain, there are parking areas and a Song Thaeo service to the temple, provided all day for visitors.
Wat Roi Phra Phutthabat Phu Manorom
Location: Si Bun Rueang, Mueang Mukdahan District, Mukdahan 39180 Thailand