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Ancient temple uncovered for the public

This temple (Wat) and chedi was recently opened to the public. My brother in-law who lives in Nan... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark F
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Renton, Washington, United States
A hidden gem.

On the way to Pratat Khaonoi, this old temple is a must. I really love the style, quiet ambience... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
panchanas
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Bangkok, Thailand
via mobile
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4 weeks ago
“Ancient temple uncovered for the public”
4 Aug 2018
“A hidden gem.”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple (Wat) and chedi was recently opened to the public. My brother in-law who lives in Nan, Thailand didn't even know it was there until we stumbled upon it while seeking other temples to photograph. The Chedi is leaning precariously and the Wat was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark F
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

On the way to Pratat Khaonoi, this old temple is a must. I really love the style, quiet ambience and rich decoration which is not so vivid as all the temple in the heart of the city. Very original and well reserve. Try to look...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank panchanas
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This wat has an attractive modern vihaan in a traditional Lanna style with red and gold coloured columns. There are also ceremonial textiles hanging from the ceiling. The main attraction inside the wat, however, is the large Mon-style seated Buddha which is said to have...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank camsean
Reviewed 25 September 2016

from 6th to 12th century the Mon had several kingdoms in Thailand. But there are only a few Mon-Chedis left. Wat Phaya Wat suggests, that the Mon were living in Nan, before the Lao from Luang Prabang took over. Since 100 years Nan belongs to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank wolfgangrrohmann
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Wat Phaya wat looks like renovated recently and some very interesting "fusion" art can be found here.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Nemolai
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