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Wat Phra Singh

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The conveniently placed Wat Phra Singh features what is said to be a classic Lanna-style hall as well as another prestigious Buddha image and is worth a visit if you’re in the area.

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Wat Phra Singh’s principal entrance is situated down a small side street off Singhaklai Road—walk by the peach-painted walls until you see the ornate white entrance gate. Directly ahead of you is the main worshipping hall with its elaborate tiered roof constructed, it’s thought, in 1385, and which is regarded as a fine example of Chiang Saen style architecture. It used to house the prestigious Phra Buddha Sihing image which has since been transferred to Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai. Check out the glorious crimson and gold painted interior of the hall. The current seated Buddha image is a copy of ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)


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