Wat Semangam—Kamphang Phet, Thailand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge
N 16° 29.286 E 099° 31.332
47Q E 555733 N 1822999
Quick Description: A small, ancient Buddhist temple, located at the entrance to the provincial Museum.
Location: Thailand
Date Posted: 4/9/2012 10:41:01 PM
Waymark Code: WME6JZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
This ancient temple is part of the Kamphang Phet Historical Park, and has the distinction of being located directly outside the entrance to the provincial museum. It follows the standard Park design, however, it is smaller than most of the other temples. The temple ruins consist of a rectangular area (~5m long), with a dais at one end where, five centuries ago, would reside the Buddha statue. As with most, if not all, such ancient temples, this is still visited by Thais, who leave small offerings and pay their respects.
Open to visitors?: Yes

Photography Permitted Inside?: Yes

Statue of the Buddha present?: No

Related Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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Photos of the shrine are strongly encouraged when permitted otherwise please refrain from taking pictures inside and in any case, generally have respect for the religious nature of the site.

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