Discover Siam temples Thailand

Very beautiful temples were built in Siam by the Khmers of Angkor. The most magnificient lie along the road south of Isaan: Phimai, Phanom Rung and, on Cambodian territory albeit accessible solely from Thailand, the spectacular Khao Phra Wihaan.

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    The temples of Siam, Thailand

    In Thailand, temples are traditionally called Wats.

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    Buddhist monks, Thailand

    Five rules govern the monks' learning, such as not harming living beings or not taking something that has not been offered.

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  • Siam temples , Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand , Thailand
    Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand

    The temple is home to the emerald statue of Buddha which, despite its modest height of just under 30 inches, is revered by all.

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  • Siam temples , Aponsi, Thailand , Thailand
    Aponsi, Thailand

    The Aponsi statue represents a mythical creature, half woman, half lion.

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    The Three Jewels, Thailand

    Buddhists revere the Three Jewels: Buddha, Sangha (monastic order), and Dharma (teachings of the Buddha).

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    Adornments on Thai temples, Thailand

    Every temple is adorned with superb paintings and bas-reliefs telling the story of the life of Buddha.

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