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Half Day Muang Kung Pottery Village and TonKwen Temple (Private Tour)

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Muang Kung Village, one of Thailand’s most well-known pottery villages, has been told its history by the ancestors from generation to generations that their ancestors who settled down in this village were Tai people who had been herded from Mong Phu and Mong Hsat in Kengtung, currently is town in Shan State, Burma. The most popular product is the traditional earthenware jug (Nam Ton) as this keeps water naturally cool that has narrow top, bulge middle. You will make 1 product which it takes about 1 ½ -2 hours before taking it home. Finally, we will visit Ton Kwen Temple (Intharawat Temple) that is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style architecture in Northern Thailand. The complex consists of a viharn, an open pavilion and a large open mondop. The temple is one of the very few remaining wooden temples in its original state in Chiang Mai province.

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Stop At: Wat Ton Kwen (Wat Intharawat)

Kwen Temple (Intharawat Temple) is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style architecture in Northern Thailand. The complex consists of a viharn, an open pavilion and a large open mondop. The temple is one of the very few remaining wooden temples in its original state in Chiang Mai province. The temple is under the care of the Thai Fine Arts Department. Renovations have been carried out aiming to leave the original structures in tact as much as possible.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Baan Muang Goong Pottery Village

One of Thailand’s most well-known pottery villages, has been told its history by the ancestors from generation to generations that their ancestors who settled down in this village were Tai people who had been herded from Mong Phu and Mong Hsat in Kengtung, currently is town in Shan State, Burma. It was an escape from an invasion of Burmese soldiers. Here you will see and learn more about traditions of Lanna Pottery (Northern Pottery). The most popular product is the traditional earthenware jug (Nam Ton) as this keeps water naturally cool that has narrow top, bulge middle. We will walk to local houses to see their lifestyle and learn how to produce their products from the local people. You will make 1 product which it takes about 1 ½ -2 hours before taking it home.

Duration: 2 hour