Visit and explore four revered temples in Chiang Mai. All was constructed during theLanna period; each reflects the glory, splendors and nobility of a rich historical era. In the center of the city lies Wat Phra Singh first built during the reign of Phra ChaoKham Fu (1328-1335). The temple’s compound includes the Lai Kam Chapel and the abbot ofthis important temple is the head of the local religious administration. Lying smack in the heartof the city (almost right in the middle of the square-walled city) is Wat Chedi Luang, the largeChedi (the biggest in the city) behind the viharn was constructed by King Saen Muang Maaround 1401. Originally 90 meters high, it is now a mere 40 meters as the result of anearthquake in 1545. A small building near the main entrance encloses the “Sao Intakin” (spiritof the city). Last but not least is Wat Chiang Man, lying in the Northern part of the old walledcity; it is the oldest temple within the city walls. Constructed by King Mengrai (1296-1311) thefounder of Chiangmai, it is said that the king spent his last years in this temple
Drive around the old city to see the moat surrounding it and the ruins of the city gates. Then visit the largest central market, Worarot Market, alive with its daily hustle and bustle. Exotic fresh fruits, preserved food, local delicacies, clothes galore, flowers and other knickknacks, all at reasonable prices.
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REMARK: Timing is approximately and program can be change or switch without prior notice depend on local conditions.
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