Wat Chai Si Phum (GPS: 18.79461, 98.99417; Thai: วัดชัยศรีภูมิ ) is a Thai Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is located on Wichayanon Road, on the outer side of the moat on the northeast corner of the Old City.
What Chai Si Phum dates to its founding by King Phra Muang Kaeo in 1519. It was built on the site of a fig tree which is deemed to be auspicious to the city. It underwent renovation in 1837, during the reign of King Phuthawong of Chiang Mai. Today, the temple is also popularly called Wat Phan Ta Koen.
Wat Chai Si Phum
437 Wichayanon Road, Chang Moi,
Amphoe Muang Chiang Mai,
Changwat Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand.
The viharn (assembly hall) of Wat Si Phum, Chiang Mai (26 October, 2006)
The ubosot (ordination hall) of Wat Si Phum, Chiang Mai (26 October, 2006)
Buddha statues in various postures at Wat Si Phum, Chiang Mai (26 October, 2006)
A beautiful wooden building at Wat Si Phum. I am not sure whether it is the ho trai (scripture house). (26 October, 2006)
The rear portion of Wat Si Phum, as seen from Chaiyapoom Road. (26 October, 2006)
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