Wat Pa Sak : Chiang Rai, Thailand

Located outside the city walls, approximately one kilometer to the west of Chiang Saen in Tambon Wiang is Wat Pa Sak, which used to be the residence of the patriarch. When King Saen Phu built the Temple in 1295, three hundred teak trees were planted hence the name Pa Sak (Teak Forest). With ornamental stucco motifs, the temples chedi, which is 12.5 meters tall with a base of 8 meters wide, is regarded as being one of the most beautiful examples of Lanna architecture in northern Thailand.

Wat Pa Sak is located approximately one kilometer west of Chiang Saen. The literal translation of Wat Pa Sak means the Temple of teak forest, representing the character of the premise of which three hundred teak trees were planted at its grounds when King Saen Phu built the temple in 1295. With ornamental stucco motifs, the temple’s chedi, which is 12.5 meters tall with a base of 8 meters wide, is regarded as one of the most beautiful Lanna-style structures in northern Thailand.

Opening Hours: Daily 8am-5pm

Wat Pa Sak
Location: Wiang, Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai 57150 Thailand

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