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  Indodaman Travel: Korat
Phimai was built during the reign of King Jayavarman II in the 12th century.
Phimai itself was built on an artificial island surrounded by the Mun River and a canal.
Khao Yai National Park is pan of the mountain chain that divides the Northeast Plateau from the central plains and Cambodia to the south-east.
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 Toys Tours Phimai's Stone Temple
That Phimai faces towards the Khmer capital of Angkor (20 degrees of South) suggests not only that homage was being paid to the principle city but also provides further evidence that Phimai’s castle was one of the earliest built and therefore a prototype.
Phimai’s main Prang (tower) represents Mount Meru, the inner wall represents the earth, and it’s outer wall is symbolic of the edge of the universe.
Phimai Historical Park fell into an advanced state of disrepair sometime between the fall of the Khmer dynasty and 1964.
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 Phimai historical park Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Phimai historical park protects one of the most important Khmer empire temple of Thailand.
As the enclosed area of 1020x580m is comparable with that of Angkor Wat Phimai must have been an important city in the Khmer empire.
The historical park, now managed by the Fine Arts Department, was officially opened by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 12, 1989.
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Part of the Colorado Desert, the park is the largest desert state park in the contiguous 48 states and one of the nation's largest state parks.
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 Phimai historical park -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Phimai historical park protects one of the most important (The Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia) Khmer temples of (A country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay peninsula) Thailand.
However even though the Khmer at that time were (A person who adheres to Hinduism) Hindu, the temple was built as a (One who follows the teachings of Buddha) Buddhist temple, as Buddhism in the Khorat area dated back to the (Click link for more info and facts about 7th century) 7th century.
The historical park, now managed by the Fine Arts Department, was officially opened by Princess (Click link for more info and facts about Maha Chakri Sirindhorn) Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 12, 1989.
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 Stayfinder.com - Nakhon Ratchasima - Parks/Center
It is the first national park in Thailand and was proclaimed as such on September 18, 1962.
The most abundant animals are wild elephants, monkeys, deer, porcupines, butterflies, insects, and a variety of birds, particularly the hornbills that is the largest bird in the park and found everywhere in August and September.
Phimai Historical Park is a most important ancient town in the Khmer period situated on a plateau.
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 Phimai historical park - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Phimai historical park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Phimai historical park - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Phimai historical park.
The Phimai historical park protects one of the most important Khmer temples of Thailand.
It is located in the town of Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima province,.
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 Phimai [ Khmer Empire ]
Phimai Historical Park is an ancient Khmer city situated in Phimai District of Nakhon Ratchasima Province and is about 60 kilometers north from Phimai, the Capital.
Phimai has similar features to those at Phnom Rung, it has access via a long causeway with terraces, the stone balustrades of which are shaped as serpents [ or Nagas ].
Prasat Phimai itself together with the Cultural Route and the associated temples of Phanomrung and Muangtam are among the finest Khmer monuments and constitute a testimony to the civilisation, prosperity and wealth, and the power of the Khmer Empire at its peak.
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 Phimai - World Travel Guide
Phimai (พิมาย) is a town in Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand.
Phimai is famous for the Phimai Historical Park and its Khmer temples, among the best-preserved in Thailand and similar (if much smaller) than those in Angkor Wat.
The Old Phimai Guesthouse offers clean budget rooms and dorms in the center of town and is run by a friendly Thai family who are more than happy to answer any questions visitors might have.
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 Thailand Historical Parks
The 10 historical parks are Muang Singh, Phanom Rung, Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai, Kamphaeng Phet, Sri Thep, Phimai, Ayutthaya, p'hra Nakhon Khiri and Phu Phra Bat.
The park is situated on the Phu Phra Bat hill of Phu Phan Mountain.
Within the historical park is also the site of a stupa constructed during the 1920s, and a Buddha's footprint.
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 Angkor Lite: Thailand's Phimai Sanctuary -- ThingsAsian Article
The sanctuary was the focal point of the city of Phimai, a walled rectangle 565 meters by 1,030 meters situated between the Mun and Chakarat rivers.
Phimai Sanctuary is known to Thais as prasat hin phimai, or "castle stone phimai".
Phimai Historical Park was officially opened ten years later.
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 Phimai Historical Park, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Nakhon Ratchasima > North-east Thailand > Phimai
The temple shrine, one of the few in Thailand to be fenced in and to be open only at fixed times as safeguards against pillaging, dates from the 11th/12th c.
Phimai Historical Park Map (Phimai Historical Park, Nakhon Ratchasima)
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 Prasat Hin Phimai Historical Park Nakhon Ratchasima Prasat Hin Phimai Historical Park
''Prasat Hin Phimai is one of the biggest sanctuaries housing Khmer art and religious artifacts in Thailand,'' began Yuwathida whose nickname is Yo.
Phimai Historical Park has a trail linking it to the World Heritage site of Angkor in Cambodia.
The Phimai Historical Park is a vast rectangular enclave that sits by the Mun River.
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 Phimai Historical Park, Prasat Hin Phimai National Historical Park, Phimai Park in Thailand
Phimai Historical Park, which is the largest sandstone sanctuary in Thailand, is located in Nakhon Ratchasima province.
The grand temple in the historical complex is compared by the archaeologists to Angkor Wat.
Most buildings within the historical park are from the 11th to the 12th century, built in the Bayon, Baphuon and Angkor Wat style.
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 Traveler guide to Non Thai in Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Phimai which is the largest sandstone sanctuary in Thailand and the most spectacular and the most important among all, makes Phimai worth a visit.
Her Royal Highness the 5th Queen Prasiprachalintara visited the Phimai village for sight seeing and saw the beautiful banyan trees into "Sai Ngam" on the 21 st of January in 1911.
Khao Yai National park is Thailand's oldest national park and includes one of the largest intact monsoon forests in mainland Asia.
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 Phimai Historical Park
The ancient city of Phimai was rectangular in shape and measured 565 x 1,030 metres.
The Phimai sanctuary is surrounded by a double wall, the outermost being called "Kamphaeng Kaew", and the inner wall called "Rabieng Khot".
Restorations of all structures in the sanctuary continued and the Phimai Historic Park was officially opened by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 12, 1979.
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 Thai Travel : Prasat Hin Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Phimai has a pleasant location, with the river Moon flowing with many branches around the town.
Since it is a Hindu sanctuary, the reliefs at Prasat Hin Phimai depict the Ramayana, the story of Vishnu who took on the manifestation of Rama, in order to defeat the enemy of the Dhamma.
Phimai houses also a very interesting National Museum, where many of the lintels, found at Prasat Phimai and surrounding temples, are being displayed, some in stunning beauty after restoration.
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 Phimai historical park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is located in the town of Phimai, NakhonRatchasima province, 15° 13' North, 102° 30' East.
Mostbuildings are from the late 11th to the late 12th century, built in the Baphuon, Bayon and Angkor Wat style.
The historical park, now managed bythe Fine Arts Department, was officially opened by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 12, 1989.
www.therfcc.org /phimai-historical-park-318095.html   (242 words)

  
 Historical Parks ,Thailand
The Sukhothai Historical Park is without a doubt the highlight of a trip to the former capital of Siam.
Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park is in Phetchaburi Provice, an important satellite city of Ayutthaya.
Within the historical park is also the site of a sputa constructed during the 1920s, and a Buddha’s footprint.
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 About Korat : Out of city attractions - Phimai
Prasat Hin Phimai which is the charmingly amusing larget sandstone sanctuary in Thailand almost situated in the center of Phimai ancient city which carries a rectangular shape of 665 meters wide and 1,030 meters long.
Though, it can be concluded that Phimai Sanctury was built for the worship of both Mahayana Buddhism and Hinduism: one of the internal represents Trilokayavichaya Buddhism who standing on Hindu Gods, Shiva and his wife, seems to mean that buddhism becomes more significant than Hinduism.
Phimai National Musuem is situated on Tha Songkran Road near the Moon River, Tambol Nai Muang, Amphoe Phimai, 300 meters from Prasat Phimai and 59 kms.
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 Tourism Authority of Thailand Official UK Site - ThaiSmile.co.uk - Destination Guides - Nakhon Ratchasima - North East ...
The Phimai Historical Park Dotted about Thailand's great northeastern plateau are numerous temples of varying sizes; most of these structures are believed to be about a thousand years old.
These building-built of brick, stone, or combinations of the two material-are of two types: those built by persons of Brahmanic culture, these have three to five-storied bases surmounted by prominent spires; those constructed by Buddhist patronages, have a low base an their spires are not so tall.
Though, it can be concluded that Phimai Sanctuary way built for the worship of both Mahayana Buddhism and Hinduism: one of the internal lintels represents Trilokayavichaya Buddhism who standing on Hindo Gods, Shiva and his wife, seems to mean that Buddhism becomes more significant than Hinduism.
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 Thailand's historical parks - travel-and-tourism-thailand
A testimony to every country's civilization and cultural heritage, historical artifacts mainly serve to bridge the gap between past and present and instill in the people a sense of belonging and pride and the importance of cherishing their invaluable legacy.
Historical monuments in the Khmer style from prehistoric times to the 13th century may be found in the Northeast District.
Within the park area are royal halls, temples and groups of buildings, constructed following a mix of Thai, Western neoclassic and Chinese architectural styles.
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 Phimai Historical Park - Thailand Travel Guides and Directory
The Phimai Sanctuary is rectangular in shape and is 565 meters wide and 1,030 meters long.
This is probably because it was built to face the route that the Khmers traveled from the capital of the empire, to the south of Phimai.
From stone inscriptions and the architectural style, the Phimai Sanctuary was most likely built at the end of the 11th century during the reign of King Suriyaworaman I. The architectural style is that of the Baphuon style that prospered at the time.
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 Phimai historical park Information
The Phimai historical park protects one of the most important Khmer temples of Thailand.
As the enclosed area of 1020x580m is comparable with that of Angkor Wat, Phimai must have been an important city in the Khmer empire.
The historical park, now managed by the Fine Arts Department, was officially opened by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 12, 1989.
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The Khao Yai National Park is covering an area of 2,168 square kilometers in four provinces: Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok, Saraburi, and Prachin Buri.
Its main stupa facing the east was built of sandstone an connected the Mandapa by a square path of 25.5 meter length and 10.20 meter width.
The Phimai National Museum is at the approach in Amphoe Phimai, some 60 kilometers northeast of Nakhon Ratchasima.
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The main attractive of Phimai National Museum accumulates the antique in period of flourish Khmer era.
We are strong comment for visit this place and study the free information about historical of Phimai which you will understand that some of the Khem explain the cultures and Fine Arts to Thais area.
Khao Yai National Park is one of the largest rain forest national park of Thailand which the area is cover four provinces as Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok, Saraburi, and Prachinburi.
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 Phimai Thailand at Hootl.com
Your first stop should be the Phimai National Museum which is considered to be the center of cultural heritage in northeastern Thailand.
On the edge of town stands the Phimai Historical Park which protects one of the most important Khmer temples in Thailand.
Phimai appears to have been an important city in the Khmer empire.
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 Phimai Historical Park
The ancient city of Phimai was rectangular in shape and measured 565 by 1,030 metres.
It is the largest stone sanctuary in Thailand and the present buildings were constructed during the 11th -12th centuries A.D. Additions were made during the 13th century A.D. "Phimai" derives from the word "Vimaya" which appears in an inscription on the southern doorframe of the inner wall.
Restoration of all the structures in the sanctuary continued and the Phimai Historical Park was officially opened by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on 12nd April,1979
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