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Wat Sum Pow, Chiang MaiWat Sum Pow, Chiang Mai (24 October, 2006)

Wat Sum Pow (GPS: 18.78815, 98.99055; Thai: วัดสำเภา ) is a Thai Buddhist temple in the old quarters of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Its name is also written Wat Sam Pao and Wat Sampao. The temple is located on Ratchadamnoen Road, the main road in the old town of Chiang Mai. Wat Sum Pow is located on the opposite side of the road from Wat Phan On.

What to see

In front of the viharn is a pair of Burmese-style lions, or chinthe, a style which is much more common in Chiang Mai than in Bangkok.

Getting there

Wat Sum Pow is located on the north side of Ratchadamnoen Road, at the junction with Ratchaphakinai Road, west of Tha Phae Gate.

Viharn of Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

View of the ubosot beside the viharn, Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

Roof details of Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

Ubosot of Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

Inside the viharn of Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

Buddha images of Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

Entrance to Wat Sum Pow (24 October 2006)

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