Temples in Phimai town

A blog about anywhere in Thailand wouldn’t be complete without a mention of temples. In the town of Phimai there are five Buddhist temples.

wat burapa in Phimai town, Thailand

The Thai word for temple is วัด /wat and people often use that word with the name of temples. In Phimai town the five Thai Buddhist temples are:

1.  wat derm

2. wat sa-pleng

3. wat boorapa-pimon  (known locally as wat bung).

4. wat mai pratu-chai  (known locally simply as wat mai)

5. wat gao pratu-chai  (known locally simply as wat gao)

wat gao temple in Phimai town, Thailand

wat mai and wat gao are both near the ancient gate pratu chai and are on opposite sides of the same road, actually directly opposite each other.

Above an entrance to wat mai in Phimai town, Thailand

wat sa-pleng and wat bung are very close to each other near sa-pleng ancient pond.

wat sa-pleng temple in Phimai town, T

Below is inside the grounds of wat derm

wat derm temple in Phimai town, Thailand

Below is a map of the locations of the five Thai Buddhist temples in Phimai town in NE Thailand.

Location map of five Buddhist temples in Phimai town, Thailand

There is one more temple in Phimai town but I will leave that for another blog post.

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