|WAT LUANG PHO KHO HAK (วัดหลวงพ่อคอหัก)
|Wat Luang Pho Kho Hak or the Monastery of the Buddha with the Broken Neck is
located off the city island in the eastern area of Ayutthaya in Phai Ling Sub-district, Moo
4, Chumchon Luang Pho Suriyamuni.
There are no visible traces remaining of this old monastery at ground level. A vihara has
been built in situ locally known as Luang Pho Suriyamuni.
The former monastery was indicated as Wat Chang (Monastery of the Elephant) on
Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map (1926).
Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.
The site is located in Geo Coord: 14° 21' 23.34" N, 100° 35' 1.58" E.
|Text & photographs by Tricky Vandenberg - February 2009
Updated February 2014, December 2014
|(View of Vihara Luang Pho Kho Hak)
|(Detail of Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map - Anno
|(Buddha images in the vihara)
|(Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map -
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Department - 3th Region)