Wat Phra Singh
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One of the oldest temples in the city of Chiang Mai such as Wat Phra Singh Woramahaviharn, which is a center of people's faith very much. Especially with the Buddha Sihing Or the name that the locals have known since the past as "Phra Sing". That is why the temple name is currently used. In…
Many legendary tales of the past were told here. Built in 14th century, charming architecture, elaborately great carvings also there is an interesting story through the ancient Lanna mural.
Wat Phra Singh is perhaps the second most venerated temple in Chiang Mai after Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. It houses three main structures, the main attraction being the elegantly decorated Lai Kam assembly hall and its restored murals depicting the lives of locals hundreds of years ago. Located…
Construction on Wat Phra Singh began in 1345 when King Phayu,:226–227 the fifth king of the Mangrai dynasty, had a chedi built to house the ashes of his father King Kham Fu. A wihan and several other buildings were added a few years later and the resulting complex was named Wat Lichiang Phra…
One of the famous temple in Chiangmai. There are long history about it. Also, it is believed that anyone born in the year of dragon must come to pray here. Sunday walking street also starts from this point.
Important location for young monks and students to learn about Bhuddism. Also very important temples to Chiangmai
Wat Phra Singh is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style temple architecture in Northern Thailand built in the 14th century located in the old walled city, 400m from Thapae Loft.
Open daily : 6am -6pm Address: 2 Samlarn Rd, Phra Sing, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50280
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“This Historic Temple has been and still is the center of Buddhist traditions here in Chiang Mai, Based dead center of the city its a no-misser! ”
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“If you feel like geting fancy, visiting Nimman road is a great idea. Tell the red car to stop you in Maya Mall (30 THB/pax) Shopping malls, fancy shops and heaps of food apart from fashion and modern life is what you will find. On the bottom of Maya there is a nice affordable food court, you can also buy your sim card here.”
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“A must go place for Tourists. 40min drive up the mountain to find a temple on the top. Awesome view of Chiang Mai. Very famous very touristy but worth the ride up . Hire a Taxi or Grab Taxi to get up there. ”
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“In 1950 the US government sent military advisers to train tribal police along the border of Thailand. Among them was Harold Mason Young, son of American missionaries, who had been born in Burma. Young started helping injured animals, and his collection started getting visitors. The Chiang Mai provincial government set aside 24 acres (9.7 ha) at the base of Doi Suthep, the mountain immediately adjacent to Chiang Mai, and the facility was opened to the public in 1957. When Young died in 1974, the property was taken over by Chiang Mai Province. The zoo was expanded to its current 200 acres (81 ha) footprint, transferred to the Zoological Park Organization under the patronage of the King of Thailand, and opened as the official zoo of Chang Mai Province in 1977. ”
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“Dated from 1296 Wat Chiang Man is considered the oldest temple of Chiang Mai, a must visit free entrance temple with a beautiful pagoda decored with elephants.”
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