Wat Chiang Man

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Chiang Man


Wat Chiang Man (Thai: วัดเชียงมั่น, Northern Thai − sometimes also written as Wat Chiang Mun) 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.

Wat Chiang Man was built by Mangrai:209​ in 1297 CE as the first temple of Chiang Mai on the location of Wiang Nopburi, a fortified town of the Lawa people which had been used by King Mangrai as a camp during the construction of his new capital city Chiang Mai.

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