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  Wat Phrathat Phanom

 

Thailand

The revered temple Wat Phrathat Phanom Woramahawihaan in Nakhon Phanom, which has a distinctive stupa in Laotian style (fig.).

 

The stupa is said to house a relic of the Buddha, hence the use of the term Phrathat in the name, whereas the word phanom means ‘hill’, and refers to its location.

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16°56'33.7"N 104°43'25.9"E

 

  Wat Phrathat Phanom