Phra Put Taroupmat Yaiteesut Nailok. The World's biggest teak wood Buddha.

Discussion in 'Northern Thailand - Road Trip Reports' started by DavidFL, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Spotted on a recent trip to Nan

    Turn off on R101 just west of the Wiang Sa turn off.

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    but it is only sign posted in English heading east towards Sa / Nan.

    Down the lane

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    The Buddha image was not as huge as I had anticipated, & because of the shelter & bright background, it is damn hard to get a decent photo.

    So overall a bit of a disappointment, but if you want to tick it off as another North Thai tourist spot visited, then check it out.

    The temple wall does have some interesting murals though

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    Walk around the back of the chapel & you can get a couple of pretty photos.....

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  3. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

    Nan continues to impress!

    Happy Trails! :happy1:
     
  4. Changnoi1

    Changnoi1 Ol'Timer

    Damm ..... so no 2 days side-trips to MUK again (such a friendly people there) but a tour to Petchabun, Dan Sai and Nan next week?
    Choices! What the heck lets do it both!

    Chang Noi
     
  5. R1000

    R1000 Member

    Nice photos :)
     
  6. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Bump for ChangNoi1 - did you get this one last trip?
     
  7. fabianfred

    fabianfred Member

    There is a new one in Fang called the Oldest teak Buddha. It is in the lying posture and was made from a big old teak tree found in a river. Now at Wat SriMongkol, SanSai, Fang ...about 5 km. before you get to Fang coming from CM. Near my home is also a very interesting Buddha made from woven rattan...and is at the roadside.
     

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