You are here: Home Attractions Historic Sites
Thai    English      
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Historic Sites

Suan Pung Gate

E-mail Print PDF

. This gate was also known as Saen Pung Gate.


It is located on the south wall of the Chiang Mai old moat , where it is one of two gates on that side of the wall, the other being the Chiang Mai Gate which is a good place to catch an evening meal of street food.

However the Saen Pung Gate is to the west of Chiang Mai Gate and has  first mention in history in 1545 ad. It historically was the gate used for funeral prosecutions to take their beloved off to be cremated at what one would assume was at the still used crematory south on Thippanet road.

The Saen Pung Gate was reconstructed in around 1800 but then was completely destroyed. Then after 1909 it was rebuilt again.



Here is where you can promote your restaurant for free for a limited time. We want to supply restaurant details such as concept,
location and menu examples & prices, at least enough to turn our visitors
into new patrons of your restaurant..  
We are happy to report that we are expanding our coverage to properly include "Pai" so if you have a friend with our your own a business in Pai. would love to have a unique Article and photos of your favorite place to chill out in Pai.

From 7th to 12th Jan.2011, We have our Photographers in Pai so keep an eye out for them...




lamphun-wat phra that hariphunchai-01     
       ited in mid-town, Wat Phra That Hariphunchai was built during the reign of King Arthitayarat, a descendant of Queen Chamthewi some 800 years ago.A principal landmark is the 46-metre tall golden Chedi which contains a hair of the Lord Buddha, having nine-tiered umbrella, made of gold weighing approximately 6,498.75 grams...

Chiang Rai

      on the bank of the Kok River within town area, contains what is believed to be the oldest Holy Relic even before King Mengrai built Chiang Rai. Doi Chom Thong has been a sacred site for aextremely long time. The site was surely reverenced as the home of local spirits before Buddhism arrived in the area.