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Thai Heritage Conservation - Sri Satchanalai Historical Park (1993)- Wat Chang Lom

Sri Satchanalai Historical Park: Wat Chang Lom

 ‘Temple of the Encircling Elephants’. Name of an ancient Buddhist temple in Sri Satchanalai Historical Park. The temple's chedi, in Singhalese style and surrounded by 39 sculptures of elephants, was built around 1285 AD, i.e. in the Sukhothai Period, in order to house relics of the Buddha, that were dug-up elsewhere and re-buried at this spot by King Ramkamhaeng

Issued Country Thailand
Issued Year 1993
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Buddhist Landscape
Type Postage Stamps
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