Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, Lamphun (26 October, 2006)
Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan (GPS: 18.57893, 99.00342; Thai: วัดมหาวันวรมหาวิหาร ) is one of the major Thai Buddhist temples in Lamphun, Thailand. It is located just outside Phatu Mahawan, the western gate out of the Old Town.
Wat Mahawan is noted for the ornately embellished gable on its viharn (assembly hall) and ho trai (scripture house). The ho trai features a gable depicting intertwined naga (serpent). The gilded chedi (stupa) is behind the viharn.
Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan
52 Chamadevi Road, Tambon Mueang Nga,
Amphoe Mueang Lamphun,
Chang Wat Lamphun 51000, Thailand.
The viharn of Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, with three-headed nagas flanking its grand staircase. (26 October, 2006)
The chedi of Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, located at the rear of the viharn. (26 October, 2006)
Another view of the chedi of Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, Lamphun (26 October, 2006)
Other auxiliary buildings of Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, Lamphun (26 October, 2006)
Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan on Google Maps Street View
Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan (Jun 2012)
Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan is on the map of Lamphun
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