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Wat Woranat Banphot, Nakornsawan

 Wat Woranat Banphot (Khao Kop) is an old temple of the province on the peak of Khao Kop 185.5 meters above sea level.  There are 2 ways up; a stairway of 439 steps and an asphalt road 3 meters wide.  The peak has a replica of Lord Buddha’s Footprint and a pagoda encasing the relic of Lord Buddha built when Sukhothai was the country’s capital.  The temple was praised by the Department of Religious Affairs as the best development temple of 1966.  A nearby hill is the site of some television relay stations.

 Getting There : Use Highway No. 32 (Asian Highway) and turn right onto Highway No. 117, then another right onto Highway No. 1 (old highway) into Nakhon Sawan Municipality.  Turn left before reaching the municipality up Khao Kop.  It is about 1 kilometer from the city.