Wat Phra Singh Temple – The Monastery of the Lion Buddha

Wat Phra Singh Temple – The Monastery of the Lion Buddha Chiang Mai Thailand

There are several magnificent and very old temples within the old walled city of Chiang Mai, with the Wat Phra Singh being one of the most attractive.
 
The temple is known as “The Monastery of the Lion Buddha”. Its an active temple, with hundreds of monks living there.
 
The Wat Phra Singh dates back to the 14th century when Chiang Mai was the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, and is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style temple architecture in Northern Thailand.

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