Wat Phrathatchaehang, Nan

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  • If you've seen some golden stupas and temples you need to watch this. You can make a short visit because admission is free.
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  • View the range of sunset seen from Wat Phra that Chae was very beautiful. To see the Mountains surround the city gradually grew, but the buildings are not yet high view landscape makes the silence still visible?
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  • It's located on the small mountain around 3 km from down town I recommend you to hire or rent a bicycle to ride. This temple was the biggest pagoda in Nan, 700 years ago with Suthothai architecture st...  more »
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  • A very beautiful temple set atop a small hill on the outskirts of Nan city. The first sight from the road when you arrive is this wide staircase flanked by two big Nagas. Before entering the walled temple complex, there is a smaller building on the left next to a Chedi which contains a nice reclining Buddha. Do not miss coming to this temple.
  • A must visit place for the one who born in rabbit year. very beautiful temple in Nan, northern part of Thailand
  • A must visit place if ypu go visit Nan Province, especially for people Who born on the year of rabbit.
  • A sacred place to worship while you're in Nan. Especially, a buddhist who was born in a rabbit year, need at least once to pay respects in the life time.
  • Beautiful important temple, a place to worship for people who were born in the zodiac year of rabbit.

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