|WAT RERAI (วัดเรไร)
|Wat Rerai or the Monastery of the Cricket is located off the city island in the eastern
area in Phai Ling Sub-district; south of Chedi Wat Sam Plum along the east side of road
No 3477 on the Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon school premises.
Locals told that the last brick work traces of the monastery disappeared when the school
Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.
Wat Rerai is indicated on different maps of the Fine Arts Department drafted over the
The monastery was located in Geo. Coord.: 14° 21' 3.77" N, 100° 35' 34.75" E.
|Text, maps & photograph by Tricky Vandenberg - May 2009
Updated April 2015
|(Former location of Wat Rerai)
|(Detail of a 1974 Fine Arts Department map -
Courtesy Dr. Surat Lertlum, Chulachomklao Royal
|(Detail of a 1993 Fine Arts Department map -
Courtesy Khun Supot Prommanot, Director of the 3th
Regional Office of Fine Arts)
|(Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map -
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Department - 3th Region)