Tham Bo Ya

Wat Tham Bo Ya


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Location: Hin Kon Village, Tambon Nong Krot, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Sawan. 22km from Nakhon Sawan.
Highway No. 32 (Asian Highway) from Nakhon Sawan to Kamphaeng Phet. After 15km turn left onto Road No. 1072 (Nong Ben-Lat Yao). After 1km turn left at the sign for Wat Si Uthumphon. After 6km turn right at the sign for Wat Thep Nimit Song Tham (Wat Tham Bo Ya).
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Address: Tham Bo Ya.
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History


Description

Wat Tham Bo Ya is a cave temple which also called Wat Thep Nimit Song Tham. A stairway at the foot of the hill leads up to the cave Tham Bo Ya.

Tham Bo Ya has three sections of different character. The first part at the entrace holds a large Buddha image and is part of the temple. At the end of the religous section a dripstone cave with many speleothems starts. This part is famous for its weath of stalactites and stalagmites. A dead end passage has a pond at the end called Bo Nam Thip. This place is believed to be sacred by the locals. The third section of the cave is another entrance section of the through cave on the other side of the rock.


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