Visit monkey town Learn the history of Phra Prang Sam Yod, Muang, Lopburi

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One day trip to Lop Buri, take a mini bus (Chatuchak) or train to Hua Lamphong station. Can chill as well From Bangkok – Lop Buri Not far away Can enjoy all day For holidays, busy days, or days that can’t be considered. 555 For traveling to Lop Buri … there are many tourist attractions in this zone in Lopburi.

Attractions in Lop Buri Province
– Phra Prang Sam Yod

Phra Prang Sam Yod

– Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat Temple
Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat Temple

– Baan Wichayen

Ban Luang received the ambassador (Ban Wichayen)

– Narai Ratchaniwet Palace

Narai Ratchaniwet Palace

This time, I went to see a group of cute monkeys … Is it true that the word is cute? Must come to experience by myself But personally can feel that … it is the talent Some corners of it look cute .. 555

Cuteness of monkeys

“Phra Prang Sam Yod” is a well-known landmark of Lopburi and is one of the oldest places. It is one of many monuments that go back to the Khmer era. The monument in the center of Lopburi may be best known for many monkeys that play and have people always bring food.

“Phra Prang Sam Lord” Phra Prang Sam Yot which means Three sacred prangs That appeared in the seal of Lopburi Province, which shows the Vishnu in front of the three prangs

The three-prang prang consists of three laterite lateral prangs that look beautiful. The pagoda stands on a low base and is connected by a curved roof.

The tower is decorated with stucco of legendary creatures. The carved patterns of the stones look magical. Relaxing pattern art in Cambodia and India

History of Prang Sam Yod 
Phra Prang Sam Yot built when Lop Buri is under the control of the Khmer kingdom from Angkor Wat. The trend monument was founded in the late 12th century, early 13th during the reign of Jayavarman VII, the King who built the city. Thom is the capital of the Cambodian kingdom.

Phra Prang Sam Yot may have been built as a Buddhist sanctuary, while Jayavarman VII is a Mahayana sect of Buddhism, contrary to his Hindu ancestors. At one point, the three-prang pagoda was converted into a Hindu shrine, with many languages ​​representing the image of Shiva in Hinduism being discovered in the pagoda.

During the reign of King Narai, the King of Ayutthaya in the second half of the 17th century, Phra Prang Sam Yod was converted into a Buddhist monument and the Assembly Hall was recorded in the complex. At the back of the temple sitting on a pedestal is a Ayutthaya style stone Buddha statue in a meditation position. The front of the picture remains a little in position. “Call the world to testify”

The guest pagoda a 
few hundred meters southwest of Prang Sam Yot is another Khmer era monument. “Indian Prang” built by Prang Kae as a Hindu shrine, consisting of three small brick pagoda. Unlike the Phra Sam Yot pagoda, which is not connected by a path Prang Kao is the oldest Khmer monument in Lop Buri. It was probably built in the 10th century. A brick temple next to the pagoda was built during the reign of King Narai the Great in the 17th century 
. In 1951, a new shrine was built, which houses the statue of the Vishnu of the Hindu god with four arms. The header of the highly respected image is missing. Later it was installed with the head of the Ayutthaya style Buddha. The Kan Kan Shrine is known for a group of monkeys that hang out there.

Phra Kan

All three monuments are within walking distance of Lopburi Railway Station. Or charter a tricycle on any field in the old town, about 40 baht

Opening hours

  • Phra Prang Sam Yod and Prang Kao are open every Wednesday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Phra Kan Court opens daily from 07.00 – 18.00 hrs.
  • Narai Ratchaniwet Palace Open daily from 07.00 – 18.00 hrs.

Admission rate

  • Total tickets for Phra Prang Sam Yot, Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat Temple, Ban Wiyan and Phra Phra Krai Si Rat Ratchawararam, price 150 baht
  • Admission fee is 50 baht per person.

Location : Tha Hin Subdistrict, Mueang Lop Buri District, Lopburi 15000 
Map Coordinates : https://goo.gl/maps/qUhmHnXqABxuukpr8