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Wat Loi Kroh

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Wat Loi Kroh (วัดลอยเคราะห์) is a temple located on Loi Kroh Road 65. Although the temple is on a tourist street, very few tourists visit Wat Loi Kroh. The temple has a very interesting history though. It was constructed in the year 1456 (2000 B.E,) during the reign of King Kue Na, the 6th king of the Mengrai Dynasty of the …

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Wat Phra Singh Woramahaviharn

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Wat Phra Singh is located in the western part of the old city centre of Chiang Mai, which is contained within the city walls and moat. It is situated at the end of the main street (Rachadamnoen road) of Chiang Mai. The road runs east from the temple, via Thapae Gate, and continues as Thapae road to the Ping River. …

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Wat Chedi Luang

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History of Wat Chedi Luang Wat Chedi Luang (Thai: วัดเจดีย์หลวง, lit. temple of the big stupa) is a Buddhist temple in the centre of Chiang Mai. We visit the temple during our Chiang Mai Temple Tour. The current temple grounds were originally made up of three temples — Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin. The construction of …