Phrathat Chae Haeng, Nan
This 600 year-old community is located on Doe Phuphiang Chae Haeng, King Phu Phiang 3 kms. From Nan City (Highway 1168 Nan-Mae Charim) and was constructed in the Sukhothai period. The annual Worshipping Fair takes place on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month (between the end of February and the beginning of March). The fair includes the celebration of fire works processions and offerings processions.
Museum is located on Highway 101 with a left turn before entering the Amphoe Muang, The museum puts on exhibition black ivory and various kinds of artifacts. Featured at the Nan Museum is a “Black Elephant Tusk”. The 94 cms 18 kgs curve ivory actually is a dark tan and is treasured by provincial anthorities. The museum is open on Wednesdays-Sundays from 9.00 AM until 4.00 PM, except national holidays. Tel : (054) 710561
Wat Phumin, Nan
This monastery is located near the Nan National Museum in Phumin Village and has very unusual characteristics compared to other monasteries i.e., The main shrine hall and the vihara are constructed as the same building. Other attractive items of this monastery are, very beautiful carved wood doors facing four directions. (made by the Lanna Thai artisans) : and mural paintings painted on the internal wall of the vihara displaying ways of lives and cultures of the past.
Wat Suan Tan, Nan
This monastery is located in Tambon Nai Wiang, Amphoe Muang. It has a beautiful pagoda with several levels decorated with works of art. Four niches are located in the four directions at the lowest level. A big bronze Buddha image 4.11 metres high named “Phra Chao Thong Thip” is housed inside the monastery. A grand celebration with fireworks displays takes place all day and all night during the Songkran festival.
Phrathat Khao Noi, Nan
This pagoda is situated on the top of Khao Noi Hill, Tambon Chai Sathan, 2 kms. West of the provincial Hall. The hill is 800 feet high and has and access road to the hill top.
Wat Chang Kham, Nan
This is the royalgrade monastery, located in the heart of Nan City, constructed in 1426. There are elephant sculptures, of front half, decorating the base of the pagoda. Moreover, there is a Golden Buddha Image 145 cms. High and a big Buddha’s Teachings Hall (Ho Phra Trai Pidok)
Tai Lue Tribe Village, Nan
Situated at Baan Nong Bua, Pa Kha Sub-District, the village is accessible by driving along the Highway 1080 for 40 kilometers to Amphoe Tha Waing Pha, then futher to Baan Nong Bua another 3 kilometers. Here, the famous Nam Lai hand-woven fabric is produced. Almost every house in this village owns a loom by which the villagers weave fabric for their household use and also for sale. Procucts made from the village’s hand-woven cloth, include, skirt, blouse, tube skirt, and scarf hyphen all produced for sale by a group of farmer housewives.