Nakhon Sawan has a long tradition of forestry and lumber production.
At Wat Nong Rai, for example,
hardwood columns and
floors are visible, and meant to symbolize the regions natural
In Wapiptum, there is a museum displaying antique weapons,
items of daily life, and currency. Weapons
hold a place of reverence
to the Thai people. It is important to the Thai people to
remember their past, and this
museum encourages its
visitors to preserve all old and meaningful items for future
generations to learn from
The museum is located behind the main temple near the swamp.
The accumulation of artifacts, weapons,
currency and jewelry
donated by the faithful, is really quite impressive.