Visiting Wat Jomsa Van in Phrae

The Wat Jomsa Van in Phrae - Thailand
The Wat Jomsa Van in Phrae - Thailand

The Wat Jomsa Van is very different as the temples you might have seen in Bangkok or Chiang Mai. It is located a bit on the outskirts of Phrae city and was build in 1857 (and rebuild in 1936). The temple is build in Burmese Shan style and has a beautiful interior. On the left side is a beautiful old Chedi and in front of the temple (outside the gates) is a daily amulet market where you will see old man talking about the beauty & power of their amulets. I was just informed that the writing of the name of this temple is mostly used as "Wat Chom Sawan" and that there is a great link to more photos of this temple. See Oriental Architecture

Old Chedi at the Wat Chom Sawan in Phrae, North Thailand
Old chedi next to the temple
The amulet market


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