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Outer southern gopura
The base of Vihara
Inner southern gopura
Prang Hin Daeng
[ Outline ] |
Entering the central courtyard through the inner southern Gopura entrance, a visitor will see the central sanctuary in a presence.
It makes a good view of pilaster, pediment and main Prang ( tower ).
[ A structure of the sanctuary's entrance ] |
The building was constructed in such a way that the frame base was completed then, decorated with the carved pediments,lintels,and pilasters.
At the entrance, the builders firstly made
were put on to decorated the top of the building.
They carved the episodes of "Ramayana" and Buddha on the pediments and the lintels.
In another word, the sanctuary was made to worship both "Ramayana" and Buddha.