Overview

etted as the second most important temple is Chiang Mai, the Wat Phra Singh was bestowed with the title of Royal Temple in 1935.

Description

Elated with enormous glittering Lanna-style roofs, the Wat Phra Singh is immaculately designed. It holds three main structures where the main attraction being the elegant murals depicting the lifestyle of localities back in the days. Being a fine example of Lanna architecture it features soaring wing-shaped roofs, intricate wood carvings and a glorious Buddha image in a graceful ‘lion style’. Hundreds of pilgrims’ flock here all around the year especially during the Thai New Year (Songkran) in mid-April. Another worth structure visiting here would be the library (Haw Trai) that gives a glimpse into the rich Lanna temple art. The hall is bedecked with beautiful stucco figures, red-hued wooden hall with Buddhist scriptures.

Schedule

Timings
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Good to know

  • We recommend you to dress modestly meaning no short skirt or pants, no sleeveless top. The admission to temple is free except for the main vihran and a fee is to be paid as mentioned above.

Address

2 Samlarn Rd, Phra Sing, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Chiang Mai Things To Do
Wat Phra Singh

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