Photo: Night time grazing in Phitsanulok.

Wat Ratchaburana

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Another temple first built when the Sukhothai kingdom moved its capital to Phitsanulok, Wat Ratchaburana is located on the other side of Mittraphap Road from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat.

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Photo of Wat Ratchaburana

Though it won’t blow you away, the highlight is an ancient tiered brick mound leading up to a small bell-shaped chedi. You’ll also find a crumbling ordination hall with 150-year-old murals depicting scenes from the Ramakien epic.

The temple’s central location makes it easy to wander through.


Location map for Wat Ratchaburana

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