Wat Ming Muang is located on Suriyaphong Road, which is the pillar of Nan city. The history of Ming Muang Temple is old. It is an abandoned temple. There is a large city pillar as large as two people surrounded. Found at the temple ruins.
In the year 1857, Anantaworarithidet Chao Nan governor established a new temple named Ming Muang Temple. By the name of the city pillar known as Ming Muang pillar. Later in 1984, Phra Kru Sirithamphani (Sane Thansiri) the abbot of Ming Muang Temple demolished the entire old chapel. Due to very deteriorating.
Inside the chapel, the mural was painted by Mr. Suradech Kalasan, (Nan’s local gifted painter) by drawing in traditional image conservation. Is a story about the history of Nan city From the era of Phaya Phu Kha, the first ruler of Nan, was located in the town of yang (now in Pua District) until the reign of Maha Brahma Surathada The last ruler of Nan
Ming Muang Temple is also the place of Nan city pillar. Nan people in ancient times were called “Sao Ming Muang” or “Sao Ming” by Somdej Chao Attha Worapanyo The 57th ruler of Nan, Please buried the Nan City Pillar at this point in the year 1788 after he met Phra Buddha Yod Fa Chulalongkorn, the 1st King of Thailand, in Bangkok and participated in the burial of the City Pillar. Bangkok In the year 2129 B.E., it was then that he buried the pillars of the Nan City Pillar.
In the year 1963, there was a massive flood, the waters of the Nan River spilling into Nan city severely. The stream has eroded the root of the city pillar, which is very eroded because buried for more than 170 years, until felling down. The abbot had tied the post under the drum tower behind the temple when the water recedes The abbot was accompanied by the faithful of Ming Muang Temple. Jointly build a replica of the city pillar in the same place.
Tourists visiting Nan Should have the opportunity to pay respect to the main pillars of Nan. In the worship of the Nan City Pillar should worship all four directions Because in each direction there will be auspicious according to the meaning of that direction. Starting from the north, east, south and west. After that, then walk to admire the beauty of the Lanna Ubosot of Ming Muang Temple. Which makes Nan people proud that the “Sala Nan” technician is unbeatable in Lanna.
Wat Ming Muang Map
4.4 kilometers from Nan Nakhon Airport.
0.9 kilometers from Nan Bus Terminal.
0.5 kilometers from Nan Province.
78 kilometers from Pua District.
88.5 kilometers from Bo Kluea District.
32.6 kilometers from Santi Suk District.
69.9 kilometers from Na Noi District.
90.8 kilometers from Na Muen District.