The culture of Shan people has a tight relationship with Mae Hong Son Province. Nowadays, some of these people still inhabit in the province and their architectures, their artworks, still appear for all of us to see.
This include temple, Shan temples. There are a lot of Shan temples in Mae Hong Son, all beautiful. Tourists can choose the favourite one that they want to go to.
In case you don’t have any choice, but you want one, then how about this one, ‘Wat Klang’? This one is not gonna make you feel disappointed.
The most interesting about Wat Klang in Pai District is, it was once an abandoned temple. But since the first discovery, it has been renovated for several times. Now, the temple looks simply beautiful. It’s not too bright or sparkling. The atmosphere is quiet and peaceful. You can have a leisure sightseeing around.
There are quite many Lord Buddha statues, all of which you can go and pay respect to. But the highlight of Wat Klang temple is the Shan pagoda. It is in the middle of the temple. You can find it easily, as there will be a series of Lord Buddha statues around it. You may both pay your respect and make a simple wish for your own good fortune.
How to get there
Wat Klang is located at 24, Area 3, Pa Kham, Wiang Tai District, Pai County, Mae Hong Son.
You are not suggested to take your car there, as there aren’t any parking lot at Wat Klang. But if you really want to drive you car, you just have to park it at Wat Luang. However, to get to Wat Klang, just follow the same route as Paii Walking Street. You should find the temple in this shopping district. For more comfortable, we recommend you to travel by private tour.
Opening hours and Entrance fee : The temple opens daily during daylight hours. Admission fee : free
Note : Wheelchair user is accessible