Chiang Mai Sights

Wat Phra Singh

  • Phra Singh Rd. and Singharat Rd. Map It
  • Old City
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/09/2016

Fodor's Review

Chiang Mai's principal monastery was extensively renovated in 2006. In the western section of the Old City, the beautifully decorated wat contains the Phra Singh Buddha, with a serene and benevolent expression that is enhanced by the light filtering in through the tall windows. Also of note are the temple's facades of splendidly carved wood, the elegant teak beams and posts, and the masonry. Don't be surprised if a student monk approaches you to practice his English.

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Phra Singh Rd. and Singharat Rd., Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

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Published 06/09/2016

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