When arriving in Nan province visitors have to visit Wat Phumin to see the painting "Pu Man Ya Man", which is a valuable ancient and unique Tai Lue woman and woman that has been dubbed as the world whispering image. Not far from Wat Phumin is home to the Nan National museum which exhibits the ancient art of Lanna locality. As for the front of the building, there are arches of frangipani trees growing in a row, spreading over each other and arching into tunnels for tourists to come to see the beauty and take a Souvenir photo. In addition, nan province also has Wat Phra That Chang Kham Worawihan, Wat Phra That Khao Noi and Wat Phra That Chae Haeng which are all important places of worship that are worth seeing with their own eyes. The natural attractions in Nan Province are also equally impressive. Whether it is Doi Samer Dao in Sri Nan national park and Doi Phu Kha National Park which is suitable for camping activities, glazing at the stars at night and waking up to watch the sunrise in the morning. For those who like to travel unseen, Nan province also has interesting places, such as the laterite Palace, which is a rock alley that has been eroded by water until it forms a beautiful stripe including another province's signature such as Sao Din Na Noi, also known in the local language as "Hom Chom". If anyone wants to experience the traditional way of life of the villagers In Nan, there is a small district That is quiet and surrounded by nature like Pua District and Bor Kluea community. For tourists to come to experience, regardless of whether they choose to travel, the charm of Nan will fascinate you for a long time.


Wat Phu Min

Wat Phu Min is a royal Temple located in the Phra nakhon, now Nai Wiang sub-district, near Nan National Musuem. According to Nan chronicles, the temple was built by Phra Chao Jettabutrabhrama, the ruler of Nan kingdom, 6 years after his rule in 1696. Originally appeared in the northen chronicle as "Wat Brahmin" but later the name deviated to 'Wat Phu Min" The most famous and ancient royal Temple of Nan province with almost 400 years old. Tourist attractions include the one and only building in Thailand with four gable ends, as if situated in the back of two nagas. The building's east-to-west side is used as Phra Viharn while the north-to-south as ubosot. Wat Phu Min can also be found on 1 baht Bank note used during the second World War. The murals inside the viharn are called Hoob Tam, created when Wat Phu Min underwent a great restoration in the era of Phra Chao Ananta Woraritdech, 1967 (at the end of Rama IV Era) The restoration took 7 years to complete. The restoration includes many masterpieces of Phu Min such as the famous Pu Man Ya Man. Several images are also on display such as the image showing lifestyle of Tai Lue, native people or hill people. The image shows the gradual effect the western influence has on Nan during the era of Rama V, noticeably the women's hairstyle and dress in the contemporary western style.

Phrathat (pagoda) Khao Noi situates

Phrathat (pagoda) Khao Noi situates on the summit of Khao Noi on the western side of Nan town. It was constructed during the reign of Chaopu Khaeng in 1487 containing The Lord Buddha's hair. The arts of using brick and cement reflect the combination of Burmese and Lanna arts. During the major renovation in 1906-1911 in Phrachao Suriyaphong Pharitdet period, Burmese craftsmen had built the main wihan (Buddhist chapel) as well.At the viewpoint, there is 9-metre Buddha statue called "Phra Phuttha Maha Udom Mongkhon Nanthaburi Si Nan" standing on a lotus with giving blessing posture turn front to Nan town. The head of the statue was made of gold with total weight 4 grams. It was cast on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King's 6th Cycle Birthday Anniversary on 5 December, 1999.Opening hours: 6 a.m.- 6 p.m.Contact: 0 5452 1118 To get there: This temple is located just before reaching the town on Highway No. 101. Take Highway 101 from Nan town to Ban Phaya Wat then turn right to Highway 1025 to Khao Noi.

Natural Rocksalt Pond

Bo Kluea (Thai for "natural salt pond") is 110 kilometers away from the downtown of Nan province. Apart from farming, the villagers of Amphoe Bo Kluea also make a living as salt makers in those rocksalt sources on the mountain. (Natural salt ponds are closed during the Buddhist lent because of the rainy season). It is so incredible that at such a high altitude, Amphoe Bo Kluea has been a significant source for salt production since ancient time. Nan is a huge salt source and has majorly been trading salt in the northern region of Thailand and with Chin Haw merchant caravans from Yunnan, Guangxi, and other provinces of China via Xishuangbanna, Shan State, to Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Nan, Mueang Sa (currently Amphoe Mueang Sa) and Phrae. The trading circle also included Tai Khoen people from Kengtung and Tai Lue cattle traders from Amphoe Tha Wang Pha. In the past, Thai Phaya Nai Khao Sanam Luang got a commission from salt levy in addition to other fees and fines. Phraya Tilokarat has also fought with Nan over the control of natural salt ponds which were an important strategic commodity back at the time.