Wat Ban Rai is located in Dan Khun Thot district of Nakhon Ratchasima province. It was built on the spirit of Luang Phor Koon, a famous monk that died in May 2015.

One of the main attraction is building on the water with large elephant on it with. It is made with 20 million pieces of ceramic and is called “Wihan Thep Witthaya

Khom”. The elephant is “Airavata” which carries in mythology the Hindu god Indra.This place is opened from 08.00 and and it closes at 17.00.

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It is said that the elephant head is weight 520 tons.

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You can feed fish in the lake.

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Front the top, you can have a fantastic view on the temple and all around.

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This is a statue of Naga with 7 heads.

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Statue of Luang Pha Khoon at Wat Ban Rai.

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This is a map of how to Dan Khun Tot. It takes about 1 hour from Korat city.

You can do much more than only see that elephant building on the lake. For example, there is a museum dedicated to Luang Phor Khoon.

For more information, you can call here: 08-1828-7616

They have a website at: www.watbaanrai.com

This post is also available in: Thai

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