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Wat Phuak Hong

Wat Phuak Hong

Wat Phuak Hong is also located south of Wat Phra Sing within the old city of Chiang Mai. Two sets of lions guide the way into the beautiful Lanna-style Viharn, which contains  two larger Buddha images. The much smaller Ubosot is located to the side of the Viharn while the Chedi Sri Phuak Hong is located behind it. Literature calls out various architectural styles for this chedi and leaves it open to interpretation whether it is more Lanna-style or Yunnanese-influenced. We enjoyed visiting the temple in any case and were invited to some fresh fruits by the abbot of the temple, providing us with a welcome break during the Chiang Mai Songkran craze. 

Chedi Sri Phuak Hong

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