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CAVE DRAWINGS AT KHON YUNG
THAM (CAVE) SING (LION)
Tham Sing Forest Park, located in the Khon Yung area of Kut Chap District within Udon Thani Province, is an important prehistoric civilization attraction in the region.
It can be considered a low-key and smaller scale option for those who want to experience the nature of a place that is not very well known as compared to places like Ban Chiang Archeological Site.
Guided Walk: Nature trail study Tham Sing The route is of historical importance. Since the discovery of paintings that are over a thousand years. Tham Sing was discovered by local hunters who hunt and live in the cave and see paintings resembling lions.
Subsequently, the volunteer group informed the district to cooperate with relevant agencies to investigate. This painting is over 2,300 years old. The paintings convey animal and geometric shapes.
Nature trail study Tham Sing is a distance of 3 kilometers to study the nature of forest National Park. There are various types of forest such as mixed deciduous forest, dipterocarp forest, grassland, and many species of plants such as red dahlia, leeches, turtles, and between nature trails.
Tham Sing Cave has all the colors used in the painting called the color of the painting (Pictograph), such as painting, spray painting consists of two images: Figure is a picture with a shape. What is the image of animals, pictures, hands and images (Non figure) is a picture with a shape. Geometric pattern.
View Point Pha Mana Shiva There is a story that follows, that Shiva was the first to realize that it was a great place to create a huge rock asana. The steep cliff is a viewpoint. If you look to the west, you will see the scenery of Nong Bua Lamphu. And see the top of Phu Kradueng at the sight, and if you look to the east, you will see the view of Kut Chap.
You can look through the fields between the mountains. Beautiful scenery. It is a spot of sunset and overlooking the Huay Luang Dam.
Grandfather’s Court – Grandfather’s eyes are respected by the locals in this area. At the farmer’s season, the villagers will bring the animals up to the mountains and pay homage to the sacred animals to protect them from the danger of animals and villagers.
The cave is a stupendous stone pillar with holes that can pass through. Called the cave stables due to the correspondence with the legendary ‘Usa – Baraka’, a folk legend of the East. Thao Barress has been looking for Mrs. Usa, and has bred horses in this area.
Peacock Cave Discovered by local hunters, hunters have found peacocks nesting on rocky hollows. It is called succession to the peacock. The cave is a large rock hollow. The stalagmite and stalagtite come out and have the shape of a peacock spreading wings.
Communist Weapons Storage: In the past, communist groups have come to hide their weapons and supplies while escaping. The hiding place and weapons are hollowed into holes in the mouth of the hole.
Also Of Interest: There are also interesting places to visit during the nature trails, such as the Buffalo Dam, Kapun Waterfall, Wang Khanun Waterfall, Wat Phu Phu Lon, Tham Ruedi and Mu waiting for people who want to experience nature 3 km.
Travel Information: Travel from the city of Udon Thani to the cave of Sing, Khon Yung, Kut Upar, Udon Thani distance of 24 kilometers.
Contact: For more information, contact the Forest Protection Volunteers group Phu Phan Noi – Tham Sing 087-213-575.
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