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Wat Chai Phra Kiat วัดชัยพระเกียรติ , Chiang Mai

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Wat Chai Phrakiat, Chiang MaiWat Chai Phrakiat, Chiang Mai (24 October, 2006)

Wat Chai Phra Kiat (GPS: 18.78878, 98.98594; Thai: วัดชัยพระเกียรติ ), or Monastery of the Renowned Victory, is a beautiful moderate-size monastery in Chiang Mai. It is located on the north side of Ratchadamnoen Road, between Phra Pok Klao Road and Jhaban Road. The monastery comprises a viharn which faces south towards Ratchadamnoen Road, a chedi, and an ubosot, which is to the right of the chedi. The pediment of the viharn is heavily ornamented. The bargeboards end in reared naga.

A flight of tiled staircase leads up to the viharn, which is flanked by whitewashed balustrades, and guarded by a pair of guardian lions, or singha. Within the viharn are red-lacquered columns holding up the roof. At the end of it is its principal image of the monastery, the Phra Singh buddha.

Getting there

From Tha Phae Gate, walk along Ratchadamnoen Road until you reach Wat Chai Phra Kiat, which is about 2000 ft from the gate.

Viharn of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

Viharn of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

Chedi of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

Ubosot of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

View of the ubosot of Wat Chai Phra Kiat from the main road (24 October 2006)

Naga balustrade, ubosot of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

Column at Wat Chai Phra Kiat with statue of a bird at the top. (24 October 2006)

Inside the viharn of Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

Principal Buddha image, Wat Chai Phra Kiat (24 October 2006)

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