Wat Phra That Chae Haeng It is a priceless temple of the nan people, located at Ban Nong Tao, Muang Tut Subdistrict, Phu Piang District, Nan Province, about 2 km from the city. It is assumed to be around 600 years old. Phaya Kan Muang, please, built-in 1891 to contain the relics of the relics obtained from Sukhothai. Phra That is 55.5 meters high, located on a square base, 22.5 meters wide each side covered with brass. It is one of the most beautiful archaeological sites of Lanna. Every year there will be a ceremony to worship the relics of Chae Haeng between 11 lunar and 15 lunar months, which is around the end of February or the beginning of March of each year. Phrathat Chae Haeng, Nan’s landmark, is over 600 years old. Pongsawada Muang Nan said that Phaya Kan Muang was graciously pleased to build it to contain the relics that were obtained from Sukhothai between 1891-1901. The church architecture of Wat Phra That Chae Haeng shows an example of the beauty of architecture and art of Nan’s craftsmen in the past.
Phra Bromthat Chae Haeng is another beautiful construction art of the North. That is an art of construction that has been influenced by the Chedi Phra That Hariphunchai. The surrounding characteristics of the Phra That is that there will be lining around the body with gold Janko.
The stairway up to the Phra That is the serpent on both sides. In front of the stairs above the entrance, there is a unique Nak Keaw sculpture of art craftsmen of Nan Province. Lanna people believe that The worship of Phra That Chae Haeng or the Lanna people will call it ”Kan Choo That”, will receive a strong blessing, making life happy, free from diseases, to encroach upon work, progress. If anyone is traveling to worship Phra That Chae Haeng. Able to travel every day it will be open for worship from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
On the south side of the Phra That, there is a large vihara, six rooms, the middle room has three rooms and per floor down to the front two rooms and one back. Inside Viharn Luang, there is Phra Chao Lan Thong as the Buddha statue, Marasri Vichai, Lanna style art. Sitting on the base. It is a beautiful Buddha image in Nan Province. And a priceless Buddha image for a long time. There are also two standing Buddha enshrined in the Grand Viharn. Currently, the real one is given to the Nan Museum. Another one has been stolen and has not been returned. Buddha that is simulated from a real body Making a golden casting ceremony in 2550. The front door of Viharn Luang is stucco with a Naga pattern connected, eight heads, which is unique to Nan art.
The Viharn was built with concrete, wooden roof with clay tiles. A tetrahedron-style hall, width 11 meters, length 11 meters, and a replica of Buddha’s footprint. Currently, this Viharn has been renovated. Make it look new and more beautiful.
Phra That Chae Haeng is 55.5 meters high, located on a square base, 22.5 meters wide on each side. Glittering yellow Due to the lining of brass sheets. The pagoda has a bell-shaped shape. The base is made of a large square board for supporting the lotus base. Next up is the front base rectangular and octagonal boards are stacked in 3 layers. The throne made a square pedestal. The base on the front of the board is round with a square and octagonal board. And the capital above the octagonal base. There is a decoration like a petal or a leaf pattern. Expected to have been influenced by Burmese art which was added after the 24th century.
On the front outside the glass wall of Phra That Chae Haeng, There is a white pagoda in Burmese art. A replica of the chedi for Buddhists to worship, the villagers are called Chewadagon Pagoda which is located on the left-hand side when walking up to the courtyard in front of the temple. Construction along the length of the Buddha image There is a door to the back at the south.
2 Naga Stairs, which are located in front of the entrance to the relics, offering panoramic views of Nan city.
Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Map
Address: Ban Nong Tao, Muang Tut Subdistrict, Phu Piang District, Nan Province
6.8 kilometers from Nan Nakhon Airport.
4.6 kilometers from Nan Bus Terminal.
3.3 kilometers from Nan Province.
80.3 kilometers from Pua District.
89 kilometers from Bo Kluea District.
33.5 kilometers from Santi Suk District.
71.4 kilometers from Na Noi District.
92.2 kilometers from Na Muen District.