The oldest temple in Chiang Mai town, Wat Chiang Man was built in 1296 by King Mengrai of Lanna kingdom.
Chiang Man Temple is famous for its Lanna-style chedi supported by rows of elephant-shaped buttresses.
The beautiful Lanna-style ordination hall enshrines an ancient Buddha image named Phra Kaeo Khao, revered by Chiang Mai locals. Wat Chiang Man is situated off of Ratchapakhinai Road in the northeast corner of the old city.
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Article Title: Wat Chiang Man : Chiang Mai, Thailand
Short Description: Wat Chiang Man is a Buddhist temple (Thai language: Wat) inside the old city (which is contained within the city walls and moat) of Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand.
Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad
Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate
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