Thursday, 9 June 2016

Ganesha statue in Narathiwat town

Ganesha statue in Narathiwat town

location:
6.4255158,101.8203737 = 6°25'31.9"N 101°49'13.3"E
next to Chao Mae Kow Leng Jee Shrine ศาลเจ้าแม่โก้วเล้งจี่




Official name Shri Ganesha Statue ประติมากรรมพระพิฆเนศ.


Surroundings decorated with mosaics from pebbles:





Ganesha is looking eastwards, hence best visited in the morning; in the afternoon/evening you have the sun behind the statue (I went in the evening, hence sky overexposed on pictures).

Article in Thai with more pictures: http://www.manager.co.th/Travel/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000108054 

draft Largest and most beautiful Ganesha statues in Thailand (in no particular order, just counting)
1+2 Chachoengsao Wat Saman Rattanaram (2 statues)
3 Chachoengsao standing Ganesh metal largest in the world
4 Chachoengsao Wat Prong Akat
5 Nakon Nayok Ganesha park
6 Kanchananburi on hwy to Sanklaburi
7 Chiang Mai largest wooden Ganesha in the world
8 Ratchaburi Suan Pueng
9 Dragon Coffe Korat
10 Hat Yai http://hiking-activities.blogspot.de/2016/03/thailand-dan-noks-largest-india.html
11 Chiang Rai Wat Rong Khun http://www.manager.co.th/Travel/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9570000080484&Html=1&TabID=3&
12 Singburi province Wat Pikul Thong วัดพิกุลทอง 
see here as well under Ganesha http://christianpfc.blogspot.de/2015/05/unusual-wats.html 


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1 comment:

  1. I just wanted to add a comment to mention thanks for your post. This post is really interesting and quite helpful for us. Keep sharing.
    Handmade-Ganesh

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