Kuti Rusi

Nakhon Ratchasima Province

This minor ruin was the temple for a health centre built in the early 13th century by Jayavarman VII. It's aligned generally to the east, typical of Khmer temples, but for unknown reasons it's off-kilter to the same degree as Prasat Phimai.

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1. Pratu Chai

0.28 MILES

This south gate is the most intact and noteworthy of Phimai's three surviving 13th-century city gates (the east gate is in ruins), built by King…

2. Tha Nang Sa Phom

0.41 MILES

Tha Nang Sa Phom, a 13th-century pier constructed out of laterite, is now on the grounds of the Fine Arts Department compound.

3. Meru Bhramathat

0.43 MILES

Meru Bhramathat is a toppled brick stupa dating back to the late Ayuthaya period (18th century). Its name is derived from a folk tale that refers to it as…

4. Clock Tower

0.51 MILES

Phimai's little clock tower marks the middle of the town.

5. Phimai Historical Park

0.58 MILES

Prasat Phimai is one of the most impressive Khmer ruins in Thailand, both in its grand scale and its intricate details. Though built as a Mahayana…

6. Pratu Tawan Ork

0.69 MILES

There's almost nothing left of Phimai city's eastern gate, built by King Jayavarman VII in the 13th century. But, a bit of the original moat and an…

7. Pratu Hin

0.73 MILES

Phimai city's western gate, built by King Jayavarman VII in the 13th century.

8. San Jao Lak Muang

0.79 MILES

Phimai's city pillar is unusually short and stubby because it's a laterite block taken from Prasat Phimai.