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Nunthaburi National Park: Nan Tourist Attraction

Nunthaburi National Park :
    Situated 668 kilometers from the capital city of Bangkok, Nan is a peaceful and serene province nestled in the valley of Nan River and it is surrounded by mountains that are covered with forests.More....


Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan: Nan Tourist Attraction 

Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan :
   Located in the northern part of Thailand, Nan province contains various tourist destinations that provide a glimpse about the historical and religious significance of this place. One such place that is worth a visit is the Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan. More....

 



 
 



Nan Tourist Attraction :

Wat Phumin

   The province of Nan is one of the most significant provinces in the entire Northern Thailand in terms of religion.

 

     There are several religiously important locations present inside this province that are believed to be highly sacred and revered among locals. One such location is the Wat Phumin.

     Built in the year 1596, Wat Phumin is one of the most ancient temples in Thailand, better known for its delicately carved designs and murals on the walls. A major portion of Wat Phumin underwent restoration under the reign of Chao Ananta Vora Ritthi Det from 1867 to 1875.

     Wat Phumin is an interesting temple to visit particularly due to its unique construction pattern. In this temple, there are 4 porticos where the Ubosot and the Wiharn are combined into one single building in the form of a cross. The building contains four entrances whose doors have delicate carvings and splendid designs that represent the Lanna style of fine art. Another interesting feature of this temple is the presence of four huge sitting images of Lord Buddha of Maravijaya with their backs against each other. These images are of Sukhothai style and have been installed at the center of the main hall facing four directions.

    Wat Phumin is a good example of Thai Lu’s architecture where the entire roof is supported by means of 12 teak pillars that are all richly decorated. Murals inside the temple are based on four different concepts. While the northern wall contains illustrations from the Khattana Kumara Jataka, the western wall has paintings from the Nimi Jatakas. The other two walls contain scenes depicting the lives of local people. Also present are some murals that provide a glimpse of culture and traditions followed by Thai Leu tribe and some paintings about the royal kings during that period.

Wat Phumin: Nan Tourist Attraction

 

 

 

 

 

 
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