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Oft visited for its murals

Located a few kilometers off the main highway from Nan city to Pua, this Wat attracts visitors... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
jetsly
,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
วัดหนองบัว "Wat Nong Bua"

เป็นวัดโบราณอายุกว่า 400 ปี ผสมผสานระหว่างวัฒนธรรมไทย-ลื้อ ศิลปะมีความสวยงามและเป็นเอกลักษณ... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
anuchart2015
,
Bangkok, Thailand
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Tambon Praka, Tha Wang Pha 55140, Thailand
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Located a few kilometers off the main highway from Nan city to Pua, this Wat attracts visitors because of its floor to ceiling murals that cover all four interior faces of the structure. They are quite similiar to the murals at Wat Phumin in Nan...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

เป็นวัดโบราณอายุกว่า 400 ปี ผสมผสานระหว่างวัฒนธรรมไทย-ลื้อ ศิลปะมีความสวยงามและเป็นเอกลักษณ์ วัดหนองบัว อยู่ที่อำเภอท่าวังผา จังหวัดน่าน เดินทางสะดวก มีรถโดยสารบริการทุกวัน หรือจะขับรถยนต์มาเองก็ได้ บรรยากาศร่มรื่น เงียบสงบ "An ancient temple with over 400 years of Thai-Lue culture. The art is beautiful and unique Wat Nong Bua is located in Tha Wang Pha district, Nan province. Or will drive the...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

I love this temple especially with the essence of local. Senior people who live nearby are gathering together here, like a small community, where they can proudly present their way of living. Their genuine and hospitality is real. I love people here.

Thank Danaiya T
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Ban Nong Bua is the biggest homes of Tai Lue people (alternative spellings: Thai Lue, Lue) who are famous for their traditional tribal fabric with “Nam Lai” patterns, an art handed down through generations. The design has been improved during times but still retaining the...More

Thank Tali H
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

It is located on the way to Pua district, far away from Nan city around 30 km. and you have to observe the sign to temple. Drive about 5 km from the main road. Once you get in, you will hear the local music from...More

Thank TayLunlaa
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Reviewed August 7, 2016

The Wat Phumin in Nan city is famous and busy, but this temple is of the same beauty with stunning murals inside. But because it is about 40km north of Nan town there are almost no western tourists coming here. There are always a few...More

Thank ChangNoi1
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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful temple is on the route of the bike tour we took. Stunningly beautiful as well as interesting. Well worth the visit.

Thank WalkingPoint
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

I was getting a bit templed out at this stage but I must admit this is a very nice Wat with a bit of character! The Murals are certainly worth looking at and inside a very pleasant experience, the other reviews have basically covered everything...More

Thank desi d
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Just less than one hour drive from the city. This temple still keep the most perfect wall painting inside.

Thank Wittaya C
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

A simple and elegant temple with murals by the same person who did Wat Phumin. Several friendly Lue people around and a little shop selling local spices etc.

Thank BJH88
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