Wat Jom Sawan
Pratu Chai (Victory Gate)
Known in Thai as Baan Pratubjai (Impressive House), this is a large northern Thai–style teak house that was built using more than 130...
During the day, the emphasis here is on kà·nŏm jeen (fresh rice noodles served with various curries and herbs). At night, locals come...
Th Ban Mai · interesting places nearby
Wat Jom Sawan information
Outside the old city, this temple was built by local Shan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and shows Shan and Burmese influences throughout. An adjacent copper-crowned chedi has lost most of its stucco to reveal the artful brickwork beneath. Since a recent renovation, Wat Jom Sawan is more of a museum piece than a functioning temple.