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Chao Pu-Ya Shrine

Address: Nittayo Road | Mak Khaeng, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand
Phone Number: 0 4224 5801
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Ranked #7 of 21 things to do in Udon Thani
Type: Churches & cathedrals, Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches & cathedrals, Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Among the Southeast Asia countries, Thailand has a large population of Chinese ethnic people. This is a distinctive Chinese shrine with deep Confucius impact, with many teaching and tales about filial piety. Worth taking a look since it's free.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Excluding the Han-majority countries of China, Taiwan and Singapore; Thailand has the largest share of ethnic Chinese population in the world and, judging from its gold shops, Udon is no exception. Thanks to donation from these dragon descendants, the Shrine's foundation has constructed an on-site photogenic museum inaugurated by the Thai king's granddaughter and showcasing the history and traditions of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is the Chinese shrine I talked about in my new submission about Chaleom Phrakiat Park which should be approved shortly. And one of the features that really makes Chaleom Phrakiat Park the best destination, in my opinion, for a day spent in Udon Thani. It is anything but a typical Chinese shrine by a pond. The shrines themselves are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Magnificent museum showcasing Thai-Chinese relations, the influence of Chinese beliefs that passed on through from their ancestors to the descendants. Enjoyed the 3D documentary about the place's fresh history. Pleasant walk in Chinese garden or go pay respect and ask for good blessings from the revered Grandma and Grandpa deities. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

it was built in chinese style housing two goddess (grand pa & grand ma) who is well respect by mostly the chinese decent here in Udorn. a lot of place & architectural site to worth taking photo. This place is big. you spent 1-2 hours without notice...worth a visit.

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