Chamadevi Temple

Sometimes called Wat Ku Kut, this temple was built around 755 by Lawo craftsmen. The pagoda has a square shape like the revered Bodhgaya in India. Standing Buddha images gesturing the giving of blessings are situated in the niches on each receding tier. Legend has it that Prince Anantayot and Prince Mahantayot, sons of the warrior queen, ordered the pagoda to house their mother’s ashes. Later, the top of the pagoda was broken and lost.

The Rattana chedi to the right of the temple was constructed between the 12th and 13th century and features an octagon-shaped pagoda built by brick and cement. A niche on each side houses a standing Buddha image.

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