Phra Phutthabat District
The name of the district comes from Wat Phra Phutthabat (Temple of the Buddha's footprint ). It was here in the 17th century a hunter in a rock an indentation that looked like a big footprint. On behalf of the king's wise men visited this place and then told them to "holy footprint of the Buddha." A splendid Mondop protected the sanctuary today.
The neighboring districts are (from north clockwise ) Mueang Lopburi and Phatthana Nikhom the province of Lopburi, Phra Kiat continue Amphoe Chaloem, Amphoe Sao Hai, Amphoe Ban Mo and Amphoe Nong Don of Saraburi province.
- Wat Phra Phutthabat, the temple with the footprint of the Buddha is one of the few major temples in the country who have been awarded the royal title Ratchavoramahaviharn. On a hill there is a small, richly embellished Mondop, where the highly revered footprint can be admired.
- Wat Tham Krabok - another world-famous temple in the area who is known both because of a refugee camp for Hmong refugees as well as for his drug rehabilitation program. ( See also: Saraburi ( province ) )
The district ( Amphoe ) of Phra Phuttabat in nine subdistricts ( tambon) organized, in turn into 67 villages ( Muban ) are divided: