Nakhon Si Thammarat

Wat Phra Mahathat Vihan (วัดพระมหาธาตุวรมหาวิหาร)

August 13, 2011
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Wat Phra Mahathat Vihan (วัดพระมหาธาตุวรมหาวิหาร)

Wat Phra Mahathat Vihan (วัดพระมหาธาตุวรมหาวิหาร) is the most important temple of Nakhon Si Thammarat and southern Thailand. It was constructed at the time of the founding of the town, and contains a tooth relic of Buddha. The 78 m high chedi is surrounded by 173 smaller ones. While the chedi is now in Sri Lankan style, it is said to…

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