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  Uthayaan Sawan

 

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  Uthayaan Sawan

 

Uthayaan Sawan, i.e. ‘Paradise Park’, a public park in the center of Nakhon Sawan, features a large statue of a Chinese dragon (fig.), surrounded by some smaller ones and typically Chinese keng-style sala, i.e. with upward curved roof-corners. The handrails are topped with dragon pillars (fig.), stone decorative columns carved with dragon bas-reliefs (fig.) and a distinctive feature in Chinese palace and temple architecture.

See also TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2) and (3).

15°41'53.3"N 100°07'20.6"E