Sim (ubosot of Wat Sa Thong Ban Bua)

Khon Kaen province

This Sim, ordination hall, is architectural heritage of Isaan with outstanding local characters. The exterior is decorated with colourful mural and glass. The Sim houses a rare Isaan-style sandstone Buddha image. In 2002, the Sim was awarded a precious architecture, heritage and cultural conservation of the Asia Pacific by UNESCO.