TITLE THAILAND Guide To Travel Thailand  

Home National Park Tourist attraction Hotel & Resort Festival&Event Map Contact EN ไทย

  Famous attraction
       Phi Phi Island
       Chiang Mai
  Tourist attraction
  National Park
  Hotel & Resort
  Interesting web
  Tourism Authority of Thailand
  Ministry of Tourism and Sports
  National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation
  Thailand Tourist police
  State Railway of Thailand
  Department of Land Transport
  Wat Phaya Wat
Catagorize: Temple
Contact: Amphoe Mueang, Nan Tel. -

The location of the temple used to be the downtown of Nan when ancient kings moved the city to the west side ofNanRiver. The main chedi (pagoda) was built by laterite brick with Sukhothai style during Queen Jamadevi (660 A.D.) or Nang Chamthewi ofHariphunchaiKingdombut later was renovated with Chiangmai arts during the King Tilokaraj period (1442-1487 A.D.). In the main ubosot (Buddhist chapel) is enshrined Buddha statue called “Prachao Fon Saen Ha” or the Buddha of Rain whichNanpeople used to bring out for a possession to ask for rain. There is an engraved pulpit which is believed to be the oldest one madeNan’s craftsmen.

Opening hours: 8 am-5 pm

Contact: 0 5452 1118

To get there: This temple is located just before reaching the town on Highway No. 101. Take Highway 101 from Nan city to Ban Phaya Wat then turn right to Highway 1025 and go further about 300 meters.

Website: http://www.dnp.go.th