Catagorize: Landmarks and Memorials
Contact: Ban Don Po, Nongbuatai sub-district, Sri Bunru Tel. -
The Wooden Ubosoth of Wat Charoen Songtham is an interesting attraction of Nongbua Lumphu province. The wooden chapel or Ubosoth is compact in size and rectangular in shape. The high roof provides good air ventilation. The ubosoth has delicate carving on the roof, and gable with neatly carved garuda. The head of the stair is decorated with the garuda stucco. The pediment has a beautiful garuda wood carvings. The wall is made of wood lying horizontally. Each side has 4 windows. The roof is divided into two layers and is decorated with Chofa “the gable apex”. Originally, the roof tiles are made of wood, but later they were changed to galvanized iron.
In the Ubosoth, Phra Khinor, the Buddha image in the attitude of meditation, is enshrined. The Ubosoth was built in 1946. In the past, it was located in the middle of the pond on the east. In 1955, it was moved to place on the land on the northwest of the temple instead.
The temple is open from 08.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m..