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Address: Nan, Thailand

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Very seldom that such a beautiful temple in a perfect surrounding and well loved by the local residences can be found. Wat Ban Nong Bua is such a temple. Located some distance... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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681 reviews 681 reviews
345 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Very seldom that such a beautiful temple in a perfect surrounding and well loved by the local residences can be found. Wat Ban Nong Bua is such a temple. Located some distance from Nan toward the direction of Pua, this temple is hidden in the small town of Tha Wang Pha. The temple has a generous parking area in front... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend to come and see mural painting inside temples wall. Very detailed and very unique in the way the artist use to represent the story. From my tour guide experience this is one of the art you must see.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This was a bit of a 'find', not just another traditional Thai temple but a very light and airy, indeed a happy temple. If I lived nearby I would certainly visit frequently, or at least whenever I felt stressed, and needed a bit of a pick-me-up. It doesn't have the grandeur of many Thai temples, even many small Thai temples,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Wat Nong Bua,suppose to be the same artist who did the mural paiting at the famouse Wat Phumin in the city of Naan. We arrived during the day, the senior citizen were playing classical music in front of the temple, added a nice atmostphere. Also visit the Thai-Lue house behind the temple. A group of villagers selling a famous freshwater... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Ban Nong Bua ("Lotus Swamp Village") is about 43 kms drive north of the centre of Nan town. The road is good and the trip is a comfortable 40 minutes. Two reasons for visiting are the temple, which has some exquisite murals similar to those that can be found in Wat Phumin in Nan town, and the Thai Lue villagers... More 

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