6 Mesmerizing Thai Temples To Rejuvenate Your Soul
The most beautiful and holy temples to rejuvenate your soul.
Chiang Mai resides in northern Thailand and is a major metropolis of the country. Surrounded by lush countryside, the mountains offer some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. It is also home to picturesque temples. Thai religious sites are what explains the depth of culture. Here are some of the most beautiful temples that one must visit to calm themselves.
Wat Pha Lat-
If you are on the run for sightseeing, you should check out the Chiang Mai in Pha Lat. the compact Buddhist Temple and Monastery is located at a strategic place hidden in woodland just outside the city. Tourists can spend time meditating and viewing statutes that surround the temple complex. You can easily reach the temple top through a small trail hike.
Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara-
Another incredible Buddhist temple to visit is Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara. It is located on the grounds where the current temple resides and is made up of different temples like Wat Ho Thram, Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Sukmin. The host of these temples talk to tourists and ask them to answer their questions. It is a great way to explore the culture of Thailand and learn about Buddhism.
Wat Phra Singh-
Also known as Wat Phra Singh Woramahaviharn, the beautiful temple can be found in the west portion of the old city. The entrance is guarded by lions and decorated by a beautiful Buddha statue popularly known as Phra Buddha Sihing. King Ananda Mahidol bestowed the rank of first-class Royal temple to it.
Wat Phra That Doi Kham-
Also known as the Temple of Golden Mountains, Wat Phra is a Buddhist temple on the southwest city’s hilltop. You get a spectacular view of the city from the rolling mountains. Once you are there, the 17-meter tall image of Buddha from around the temple sure brings thrills to your visit.
Wat Sri Suphan-
Also known as Silver Temple due to the unique appearance, it is one of the most visually striking temples in the city. The temple is completely covered with silver from roof to walls, and legend has it embedded with real silver. The stunning façade makes it one of the most beautiful temples of the land.
Wat Phakhao Temple-
Located in Chiang Mai’s city, it is a small monastery in the city centre that holds monk sessions in the evening. It is worth visiting to enjoy the meditation.