Guide to Sala Keaw Ku Sculpture Park in Long Khai
Sala Kaew Ku was built by Luang Pu Bunluea Sulilat who first started the same project across the river on the Laos side. However, when the communist revolution in Laos got worse, he fled across the Mekong River into Thailand and built the park again in the province of Nong Khai in the year 1978.
The park was created with a mixture of Hinduism and Buddhism. The sculptures are made from concrete but the amazing thing is that because of the humidity and the weather in Thailand, the water stains and moss grows on the sculptures are making them look a lot older than they really are.
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