Wat Phra Phai Luang was founded around the 12th century by the Khmer, being one of the city’s oldest temples, preceding the founding of the kingdom of Sukhothai.
At a time when Hinduism still prevailed, it is believed that this complex, dedicated to Vishnu, had a great spiritual significance, even before it became a Buddhist temple.
In the vast area it occupies, you will find several ruins, of which stands out a huge Khmer “Prang” (tower) and several columns.Of the other two Prangs has survived practically nothing, more scattered around are figures in notch, very well worked.
Entrance fee: 100 Baht ($3 / 2,7€), regarding to the complex of the historical park in which it is inserted.
Opening hours: From 6 am to 9 pm.
Location and how to get there:It is located near the Sanluan entrance, on the north face of the city wall.