Phra Singh temple is a Buddhist temple (Thai language: Wat) in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.

Phra Singh temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Phra Singh temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra Singh is located in the western part of the old city centre of Chiang Mai.

Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The temple houses an important Buddha statue: the Phra Buddha Sihing which gives the temple its name.

Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Construction on Wat Phra Singh began in 1345.

Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The whole Wat Phra Singh Temple complex underwent extensive renovations under the famous monk Khru Ba Srivichai during the 1920s.

Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra Singh (Temple of the Lion Buddha) is an important Buddhist monastery and temple on the west side of Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra Singh was built in 1345 by King Pha Yu for the ashes of his faher, King Kham Fu.

Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra Singh Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand