Wat Sang Kaew Phothiyan

Discussion in 'Touring Northern Thailand - Trip Reports Forum' started by DavidFL, Aug 9, 2011.

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    I recently popped in to,check up on progress, because this surely going to be a beautiful a stuning temple once completed.

    Some progress photos

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    and the resident artists vehicle

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    the man at work

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    who surely is an interesting & amazing character.
    SAYSE RESORT


    Well worth checking out going to / from Chiang Rai.
    :thumbup:
     
  2. Update....3 1/2 years on & WOW! What a difference - spectacular. Extremely colourful!!

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    more to come....in the meantime. Don't forget check it out sometime. Well worth the short side trip / excursion.
     
  3. What to look for - the turn off on R118
    On the east side of R118

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    In Pa Tung Ngam village
    7 kms south of R109
    33.7 kms north of R1150.

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    GPS Waypoint: N19.60268 E99.52756
     
  4. Onto the final photos for this amazing wat complex.

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    Enjoy. Its a lot of photos, but it is an amazing extremely colourful temple complex & extremely wealthy.
    It remains to be sen if they can keep the place immaculate & the colours vivid & pristine.
    Check it out soon while it is still fresh.
     

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