Chiang Saen #2

After previous entry about Chiang Saen, I will guide you to the ancient Buddhist Temple in Chiang Saen.

Chiang Saen is a ancient city. The history of this city  started at the same time with Lanna Kingdom. So, many temple around here are more than 500 year old.

Start with Pratat Jadee Luang. This temple was built since 13th century.

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The Statue of Buddha inside open wall temple.

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The main pagoda of temple

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In Thailand, we place a crack statue of Buddha and a holy dolls near pagoda or in temple.

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We have little tour guide for this temple. They are local children in Chiang Saen who study english, tradition music and traditional culture of northern Thailand.

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A green leaf on the ancient wall.

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We have Chiange Saen National Museum. But photography is prohibit inside.

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Wat Pasak. This temple has 300 teak woods so we call this place Pa Sak (Teak Woods forest).

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My friend with old stupa.

The last place I have travel in Chiang Saen is Wat Prathat Chomkitti. This temple is on the top of Chomkitti hill. You can drive follow the road to the top of the hill.

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View from the top of the hill.

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Cat on temple wall.

In Chiang Saen, you can feel the holy spirit of northern kingdom and old Buddhist temple , you can feel Thailand-Lao-Myanmar cross culture. You can feel spirit of Mekong river here.

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