Phu Pha Ya Archaeological Site
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Operating time: 08.00 - 17.00
Situated north of Ban Na Charoen, Tambon Dong Mafai, the site is in limestone mountain which separates itself from Phu Phan Range. Many pre-historical cave painting are found here. The first group of painting, in “Tham Lang”, line for 5 metres long on smooth cave wall.
They comprise pictures of geometric, animals, hands, in red. The second group of painting, found in “Tham Bon”, comprises pictures of star, man, reptile, draft of big animal. All the pictures wee painted in red and scatter in small groups.
These paintings are estimated to be 2,000-3,000 years old, as old as painting found at Phu Phra Bat Historical Park, Udon Thani, and their style are similar to those found in Guangxi Povince of China.A meditation centre of Buddhist monk is located nearby.
How to get there From Nong Bua Lam Phu City, use highway 210 (Nong Bua Lam Phu -Wang Saphung), turn right into highway 2097 to Amphoe Suwannakhuha, then use Suwan nakhuha-Ban Na Charoen Road.
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