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Wat Phumin

Phakong, Tambon Nai Wiang, Amphoe Mueang Nan, Chang Wat Nan 55000, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Phumin

The Wat Phumin is the most attractive temple in the town of Nan, thanks to its unique architecture and its colorful 19th century murals that show scenes of daily Nan life. The Lanna and Thai Lü style temple was founded in 1596. It was rebuilt from 1867 until 1875, when the viharn/ubosot got its present shape.


Attractions near Wat Phumin

Si Nan National Park45.81km from Wat Phumin

Si Nan National Park is a national park located in Nanoi County, Nan Province. Its beauty is well-known due to a series of mountains. There are many stunning nature zones and mountain areas to go and have a sightseeing. This national park has a large verity of flora and fauna.

Doi Phu Kha National Park57.24km from Wat Phumin

Doi Phu Kha National Park is located in Nan Province along the Luang Prabang Range in North Thailand. The park is famous for its viewpoints along the main road through the park, it's cool weather, the campsites at higher elevations, number of trails and some impressive caves.

Phae Mueang Phi88.56km from Wat Phumin

Phae Mueang Phi is a place with original rock formations in the Phi Pan Nam Range, Thailand. It is about eight kilometers northeast of Phrae town in Mueang Phrae District, Phrae Province.  Named after the local ghosts, the zone of Phae Mueang Phi includes mushroom rocks and distinctive pillars shaped by natural erosive action. The term Phae Mueang Phi is a northern expression meaning 'ghost town grove' because the terrain is otherworldly.

Wat Si Khom Kham102.98km from Wat Phumin

Wat Si Khom Kham is a temple located in the centre of Mueang Phayao by Kwan Phayao. It is a 3rd class royal temple and selected model of a developed one. Local people call it “Wat Phrachao Ton Luang”, after the largest Buddha image in the Chiang Saen style of art in the Lanna Thai Kingdom.

Phayao Lake104.67km from Wat Phumin

This is the largest freshwater lake in the northern region and the 4th in Thailand. The word “Kwan” is the local dialect meaning “lake”. Thus, Phayao Lake means the vast lake. It is surrounded by Doi Mae Jai which is in the west. The color of sky during the dusk and dawn coupled with the beautiful water shade is very amazing and impressive.

Phu Sang National Park107.23km from Wat Phumin

Phu Sang National Park is a national park in Northern Thailand. It is located in one of the north-easternmost mountain chains of the Phi Pan Nam Range bordering Laos. The sources of many rivers are in these mountains. The park also has caves with stalactites and stalagmites and a warm water waterfall, Namtok Wang Kaew.

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Nan features six national parks, including the stunning Doi Phukha National Park, which contains mountains nearly 2,000 m high. Nan is rich in its diverse ethnic groups and culture.