Wat Phra Kaew

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  • Address: 24 หมู่ 1 RopWiang, AmphoeMueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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  • Phone: +66-53711385
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

WatPhraKaew, Chiang Rai is a royal 14th century temple where you can find an emerald idol of Buddha which was found in 1434. The temple derives its name from the golden bamboo forest which is located close by it. It houses an assembly hall which is designed in an incubating hen architectural style. You can find that this hall is decorated with carved woods and has carved doors. You can find a new model of PhraKaewMarakotwhich was added recently here in honour of SomdejPhrasrinkharintra’s 90th birthday. WatPhraKaew, Chiang Rai houses a museum too where you can find various materials of the temple and artefacts those depict Lanna’s religious arts are exhibited.

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  • Wat Phra Kaew Address: 24 หมู่ 1 RopWiang, AmphoeMueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
  • Wat Phra Kaew Contact Number: +66-53711385
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