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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sam Chuk Market – Supun Buri – Part 4

For our final stop today we visit Sam Chuk Market which is a 100-year-old traditional water market that has remained an antique community while being surrounded by an evolution of modern influences. This Chinese community and old-fashioned market, complete with wooden shop houses, has retained its authentic Thai style, dating from a century ago. Visitors can explore the traditional shops, …

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Wat Pa Lelai – Supun Buri – Part 3

This royal temple believed to have been built some 800 years ago houses a 23 meter tall sitting Buddha statue and is surrounded by a traditional Thai-style house known as Khum Khun Chang. The house’s construction and design carefully follow descriptions in a piece of classic literature, “Khun Chang-Khun Phaen”, which was penned by the early Bangkok era’s most beloved …

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Wat Phai Rong Wua – Supun Buri – Part 1

For this day’s adventure, we head north to Supun Buri to visit a temple which could be said to be one of the most bizarre temple complexes in Thailand. Part of the temple grounds is a simulation of the Buddhist idea of heaven and hell and what happens when you die. Mostly unknown to the Western world, Wat Phai Rong …

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Our day out at Ayutthaya – Part 3 – Wat Phanan Choeng

And our final part of our 3 videos for our trip to Ayutthaya we visit a temple called Wat Phanan Choeng Wat Phanan Choeng is a busy wat, with many Thai people worshipping there. They reportedly offer worship to the image and obtain predictions of their luck. You will also notice a lot of Chinese characters and writing before entering …

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