Wat Phra Singh has always been an important Buddhist monastery located on the west side of the city of Chiang Mai. Since its founding during the 14th Century, it has always been a major monastery and an important temple that houses 700 friendly monks who often approach visitors to practice proper English. It now houses two medieval Buddha statues that continue to lure in pilgrims and tourists for a serene environment and a place for meditation.
The temple was as originally built by King Pha Yu in 1345 to hold the ashes of his departed father, King Kham Fu. It was also known to [Read more…]