Wat Pha Khao Pan
Mekong River Trips
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Wat Phra That Chom Kitti & Wat Chom Chaeng
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By the river is this tiny bar with indoor and outdoor seating and a pool table.
Riverside Food Vendors
During the dry months, riverside vendors set up mats and sell rustic food such as fish or chicken barbecued inside thick joints of...
Th Rimkhong · interesting places nearby
Wat Pha Khao Pan information
Inside the grounds of this living wát near the river stands a magnificent Lanna-period chedi . The large square base contains Lanna-style walking Buddhas in niches on all four sides. The Buddha facing east is sculpted in the mudra (‘calling for rain’) pose, with both hands held pointing down at the image’s sides – a pose common in Laos but not so common in Thailand.