Wat Pa Sak Historical Site, Chiang Saen

Wat Pa Sak (Thai: วัดป่าสัก, "Temple of the Teak Forest") is a wat (Buddhist temple-monastery) in Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. Located just outside the city's old walls, the temple derives its name from the 300 teaks planted on the site around the time of its foundation. Wat Pa Sak's origins date back to the 13th or 14th centuries.
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  • This was a quick stop at the end of our 1 day guided tour around Chiang Rai. The wat was quiet and rustic - seemingly untainted from modernity and commercialisation, unlike many other wats. It was...  more »
  • this from a local; the temple remains are among the best we have here; what will impress visitors is this beautiful area of town is and how little it has been commercialized this part of our city is.....  more »
  • This monument is one of the more preserved in Chiang Saen. 50 baht entry price for foreigners, 10 baht for Thai.
  • beautiful quiet peaceful temple. Would look mystical during foggy afternoon. Entrance fee of 50 baht.
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