Sights & Attractions
Nakhon RatchasimaOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 08.30 - 16.30
located around Health Park area of Nakhon Ratchasima’s Municipality, Phol San Road
Tel. +66 4421 3030 , +66 4421 3666
Category : Other religious & spiritural sites
Attraction Details :
Chao Por Chang Puek Shrine is located around Health Park area of Nakhon Ratchasima’s Municipality, Phol San Road that is next to Ancient City Trench. It is a shrine that the people of Nakhon Ratchasima pay a lot of respect to.
Chao Por Chang Puek Shrine has a legend told that during the reign of Phraphutthayotfa Chulalok, Rama I, around 1772-1777, two white elephants were brought as the King’s gift from Mueang Phu Khiao district, Chiyaphum province to Bangkok. When the mahout brought the two white elephants in, both elephants tripped next to Lam Tha Kong Canal at Sao Takien Hin and also became hold of a ship as Phra Indha Iyara and Phra Thep Gunchon. The gifts to pay respect to them are banana, sugar cane, and coconut.