Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkhon Khiri, Phrae

February 19, 2018

Although this is not an ancient temple, Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkon Khiri features beautiful architectures that are inspired by the ancient, traditional structures such as the Ubosot (ordination hall) which was well admired for its delicate sculptures and a Lanna-style, golden-teak building that enshrines relics of Lord Buddha and exhibits Buddha statues, Lanna musical instruments and ancient weapons.

 

Wat Phra That Cho Hae, Phrae

August 18, 2018

Built in the Sukhothai period, Wat Phra That Cho Hae is a major religious and perhaps the most sacred Buddhism site of Phrae. The highlight is the 33-meter-tall Chiang Saen-style phra that (pagoda), wrapped with bright brass sheets, which enshrines holy relics of Lord Buddha. The name of the temple refers to traditional fine silk woven found in Sip Song Panna, which was first used to wrap the pagoda when the temple was first constructed.

 

Wat Phra That In Kwaen (Golden Rock Temple), Phrae

August 18, 2018

Phra That In Kwaen in Phrae Province is one of the 20 most beautiful temples in Thailand which is a replica of Kyaiktiyo Pagoda in Myanmar.

 

Wat Soong Men, Phrae

August 18, 2018

Wat Soong Men is located at Tambon Sung Men, Yantarakijkosol Rd., 10 kilometers away from center of Phrae. There are many invaluable antiques such as wood Buddha sculpture, Soong Men Pagoda, Tripitaka in both Pali and Thai, scripture leaves which is considered as the most complete scripture in Thailand. The temple consists of many points of interest. First, Ubosot is Lanna style and supposedly over 200 years old. The texture of Lanna and Burmese style is on the Ubosot walls.

 

Phae Mueang Phi Forest Park, Phrae

August 18, 2018

One of Thailand's amazing natural wonders, Phae Mueang Phi is a tree-less area you will find a beauty of soil erosion and subsidence, creating different shapes and forms---some of which were formed into the shape of an exotic-looking mushroom or weird creatures.

 

Wat Phong Sunan, Phrae

August 18, 2018

Wat Phong Sunan is a temple in the city walls of Phrae Province. The original temple was abandoned. To the south of the temple there is a pond and a turtle statue. Legend has it that Nang Kham Phuan (Mrs.Kham Phuan) who was Burmese have came down in the pool because she wanted a turtle and drown. Her friend called Sang Tad (Mrs.Sang Tad), so was created  Pagoda which surrounded with four turtle statues to commemorate her friend. This temple was named Wat Phong Sunan in 1956. Inside the temple, there is reclining Buddha Image which is the identity of the temple.

 

Kard Kong Kao (Saturday Night Market), Phrae

August 18, 2018

Enjoy the local atmosphere at "Kard Kong Kao" in Phrae Province which opened just only on Saturday evening so in the other name is called "Saturday Night Market". "Kad" is the northern language, meaning that the market and here is called in the local language "Kad-Lang" which means the evening market, while also a walking street, there are small villager shops along the way. There are many kinds of souvenirs and foods for both shopping and tasting.

 

"Sai-Aou" Northern Thai spicy sausage, Phrae

August 19, 2018

"Sai-Aou" Northern Thai spicy sausage is native to northern Thailand. "Aou" means to enter, insert, stuff in the middle. Regularly made of pork, grinded with dried chili, garlic, turmeric (optional or not), galangal, kaffir lime leaves, shallots, and seasonings. Then fill it in the soft bowel that chamfered until it is thin. Twisted into a piece. Then scorched it which will make a scent to eat. Some of them change from pork to bamboo shoots. For Muslims, or not willing to eat pork may be adapted to other meat. Then fill it into other animal intestine or artificial intestines.