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Wat Pa Sak, Chiang Saen

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  • This is history, preservation, beauty and tranquility. Unusual for its age, just beyond the city walls, peaceful and worth a few minutes of reflection and meditation on the past linked to the present.  more »
  • the teak forest temple or wat pa sak as it is called in thai is located in a beautiful and well taken care off forested location. the centuries old stupa is decorated with masterpiece decorative stucc...  more »
  • One of the tourist attraction in Chiang Mai built in a vast wooded area. There is ornate carvings & calligraphy,this place represents a piece of beautiful art and skillful craftmanship., worth a visit...  more »
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  • I really liked this place, for both the small size of the area and the peacefulness of the area. The temple here is beautiful. I don't use the word magical lightly, or often, but in the morning this place is magical.
  • Just one historical chedi and some ruins - and you have to pay entrance fee! There are more interesting historical chedis in Northern Thailand !
  • Friendly reception, I feel tranquil and quaint old sites. Tall trees, field, nature, combines the atmosphere is cool. Beautiful and peaceful. I'd like to be here for a year or more. This site makes me calm and relieved. The officer also, he is very kind.
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  • The way to pay homage to the Triple Gem as good as prostrate merit is a pure mind charity noe. Saen Phu in God (PHO Khun Mengrai grandchildren) made the city, Chiang Saen, Wat PA SAK creation. When the throne as King Saen Phu GIA Lanna. In 1933 he went ๑๘๖๘ at Chiang Rai by appointing Thao Word Fu. The son of the city of Chiang Mai later abdicated rail 1877 WAT Saen Phu Muang Chiang Saen, built up in the Silver City area (city of Roy Lichtenstein), soldiers and rebuild the city, Chiang Saen and then. Wat Saen Phu, located at Chiang Saen throughout his life. To create the city of Chiang Saen up then, to prevent the enemy in the North because of Chiang Saen is located along the Mekong River, Mekong River, and can be used as a natural moat. The city has a long, wide walls WA 700 1500 WA. There is a Fort surrounded the city, 8 Hotels.
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  • A place filled with Lanna style get quiet because the surrounding area is filled with wild tattoo high and big. Around the beautiful temple is a unique blend of culture, ...
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Where to stay in Chiang Saen

While there are limited options in Chiang Saen for places to stay, head north up the Mekong River to the more touristic Sop Ruak (Golden Triangle) for a range of accommodations to suit your needs. Shoestring travelers can choose from conveniently located, budget-friendly accommodations with free Wi-Fi. If your pockets are deeper, explore upscale options in tranquil settings with excellent views toward Laos and Myanmar. As for midrange lodgings in the Golden Triangle, sizeable rooms and busy, popular resorts come with themed party nights and tour guides.
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