Wat Khun Inthapramun
Wat Khun Inthapramun is ancient temple that was contructed during the Sukhothai period ,its vast size still outlined by brick ruins.The largest and longest reclining Buddha statue in Thailand,50 meters from top to feet,is enshrined here. Originally the reclining Buddha image was house in the image hall,or Wihan,but after a fire raged though the temple,the image was a bandoned to the elements for hundreds of years.
Many Thai kings have paid homage to the imade,including king Borommakot in 1753,King RamaV in 1878 and 1908,as well as the current king,who presented royal Kathin robes in 1973 and 1975.
Inside an all-purpose pavillion,there is a statue of Khun Inthapramun( a much -storied figure) as well as his presumed remains.
According to legend,Khun inthapramun was a revenue officer who secretly embezzled from goverment to build the massive Buddha image,when the king asked hoe he obtained the funds.
Khun Inthapramun did not reveal the truth because he was afaid that merit from the construction of the image would be passed on to the king .He was finally sentenced to death.