Khao Bandai It Cave Phetchaburi

Khao Bandai It Cave PhetchaburiiconBandai It is a small hill having a height of 121 meters at he peak. It is located two kilometers from Khao Wang. On the hill there is a very old monastery called Wat Khao Bandai.Besides Wat Khao Bandai It, there are several caves, which are huge in size and are located underneath the hill.

The first cave is called "Tham Prathun" which has buddha images enshrined along both walls of the cave. If one goes further inside the can reach another cave called "Tham Phra Chao Sua". The name was give to the cave because King Sua came here to visit his teacher, Lord Abbot Saeng, who was offered a two-meter standing Buddha statue this statue is in the attitude of calming the ocean and has been enshrined in that cave over since then.

Another cave located deeper inside is "Tham Phraphuttha Saiyat" which literally means the "Reclining Buddha Cave". Such name is given to the cave because a Reclining Buddha is enshried in that cave. Besides the Buddha image, there is also (in the cave too) a very old wooden boat roof which was offered to the Lord Abbot Saeng by King Sua. In addition, there are several more caves such as Phra Athit Cave, Phra Chan Cave, Duke Cave (the name given to the cave after a visit made by Duke Johan Albert), Sawang Arom Cave, and Chang Phuak Cave, which may satisfy cave visitors to a high degree.

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