Thursday, March 28, 2019

Visited The Northern Part Of Thailand & Wat Phra That Doi Wao (Scorpion Temple) - Mae Sai - Thailand (Part 1/2).

The Northern part of Thailand, is located checkpoint border of Thailand (Mae Sai town) and Myanmar (Tachilek town). When in Mae Sai town, Wat Phra That Doi Wao is worth a visit. It is high on a hill and offers stunning views towards Mae Sai and beyond or on the opposite direction to the town of Tachilek and the Burmese hills with temples.
 Here the Northern part of Thailand.
If travelling by car you can drive through the market till to the top. Another way is there's a bit of a hike up the steps of stairway to get top of the impressive temple Wat Phra That Doi Wao. 
 The road way to temple Wat Phra That Doi Wao and upgrading Chedi site of the temple. This year, this site should be complete with beautiful Chedi with store Buddha’s hair relic.
 Peace and calm during my visited at Wat Phra That Doi Wao.
 The sacred shrine for Phra Rahu with offering.
 The 4 storey pagoda style building of Paichayon Castle - Wat Phra That Doi Wao.
 The beautiful White Phra Chiang Saen Buddha statue.
 The shrine and stunning White Marakot Phra Buddha statue.
Could see more Burmese architectural features at Wat Phra That Doi Wao for altar decoration and shrine design. In Part 2, we share more photo of Scorpion statue.
The statues of Phra Naresuan Maharat, Ekathotsarot and Phra Suphan Kanlaya facing Myanmar’s border similar to the statue of King Bayinnaung which also turns towards Thailand from Myanmar representing the good relationship between the two countries.
The Thailand Checkpoint building.
 The photo taken at Thailand - Myanmar gate. 
The downtown of Mae Sai and long terrace of shops.
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