Ku Phanna Khmer Ruin

east gopura of Ku Phanna Khmer ruin

Ku Phanna (กู่พันนา), about an hour northwest of Sakon Nakhon city, is the northernmost Khmer ruin; beating Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat by about 1/100th of a degree latitude . It’s one of the many arogayasala (hospital) temples built across the empire by […]

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Khmer Ruins in Thailand

detail of kala face on lintel at Muang Tam Khmer ruin

This page has links to all my posts about Khmer-era historical sites in Thailand, from the grand, inspiring monuments of Phimai and Phnom Rung to various small piles of rubble. Besides temple ruins, there are also some sandstone quarries, piers, and rock carvings. […]

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close up shot of Thailand map showing Chiang Mai and around

Central Thailand Ang Thong  |  Ayutthaya  |  Bangkok  |  Chainat  |  Kanchanaburi  |  Lopburi  |  Nakhon Pathom  |  Nonthaburi  |  Pathum Thani  |  Phetchaburi  |  Ratchaburi  |  Samut Prakan  |  Samut Sakhon  |  Samut Songkhram  |  Saraburi  |  Singburi  |  Suphanburi Eastern Thailand […]

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Thai Street Signs

Naga street sign from Phetchaburi city

This is a continually updated photo gallery of street signs from around Thailand. Not only are street signs in many Thai towns beautiful, their creative designs are based on local landmarks, history, culture, legends, industries, etc. Click on each photo to see it […]

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About this Blog I’m constantly curious about Thai culture, and I spend a lot of time researching and writing about the things that intrigue me. So, instead of just keeping all this in a folder on my computer, I created this blog to […]

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