Friday, 21 July 2017

Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

01 wat phra si rattana mahathat phitsanulok

This temple is considered to be the most important temple in Phitsanulok. It was built in 1357 during the reign of Phra Maha Thammaracha I of Sukhothai Kingdom to enshrine the famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat statue. Phra Buddha Chinnarat is a bronze-casted statue widely considered the most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand. Its unique feature is the halo that signifies the spiritual radiance of the Lord Buddha.