Thailand

Wat Huai Kaeo, Bang Krathum

A small inconspicuous village in central Thailand.

Tom Kirschner
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Wat Huai Kaeo, Bang Krathum
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Even in such a small village, where an estimated 2,000 people live, there is a Buddhist temple. This is interesting in that it does not contain any steel fasteners and everything is made only of wood.

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The main building of Wat Huai Kaeo.

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The other buildings are also in the wooden spirit.

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Outdoor stairs to the first floor.

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Ceremonial shelter, in the background the entrance gate to the temple grounds.

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Richly decorated wooden door.

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One door leaf.

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Except for the marble floor, everything is made of wood.

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Tightened shutters prevent the sun from entering.

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Buddhist altars come in millions of forms.

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Wood has a pleasant effect in that hot climate.

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The sacred snake Naga guards the stairs.

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Another of the rich carvings of the temple.

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Even ordinary entrance gates can do great :-).

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The former Bang Krathum City Hall is already abandoned and officials are sitting in a modern air-conditioned building.

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