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  Wat Phrathat Phanom

 

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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.

See POSTAGE STAMP (1) and (2), TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2) and (3), and WATCH VIDEO.

16°56'33.7"N 104°43'25.9"E

 

  Wat Phrathat Phanom