TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

World War II Memorial Bridge
Tha Pai World War II Memorial Bridge is established in World War II ( 1942) when Japan is powerful in Thailand. Japan solider use Pai Bridge for is transporting the forces and weapons to Burma like River Kwai in Kanchanaburi province. Then World War II Memorial Bridge became the structure be left over after the war.

Pong Nam Ron Tha Pai (Pai Hot Spring)
Pong Nam Ron Tha Pai (Pai Hot Spring) is part of Pai Hot Spring National Park about 8 Kms. South of Pai. There is a water stream running through the hot springs. There is also Muang Paeng Hot Spring in Tambon Muang Paeng of Pai. Another attraction of Hot Spring is on the way from Chiang Mai to Pai named “ Pong Duaed ” in Huai Nam Dang National Park.

Mo Paeng Waterfal
The waterfall is located 9 Kms. from Town Center. The surrounding area is shady and beautiful. Nearby there is Muang Soi Waterfall and a peaceful hill tribe village.

Chinese Village (Santichon Village )
It’s Yunnan Chinese community those are emigrate from China long time ago. The Chinese houses in this village are built of mud and straw. Scenic Yun Lai (mist sunrise) overlooking pai has 360 degree mountain view.

Pai Canyon or Kong Lan
The steep cliff has been eroded for along time ago. Creating the 20 meter-deep valley amidst the scenic settings of the red hill of dry dipterocarp and pine forest. Best time to visit is in the evening for sunset seeing.

Wat Nam Hu
About 3 Kms. from Pai Market, contains a sacred Chiang Saen Buddha image, 24 inches wideth at the base and 30 inches hight. The image’s topknot can be opened. Inside is holy water, revered by local folk.

Wat Phra Thart Mae Yen
Wat phra Thart Mae Yen is located in the Mae Yen Hill, One kilometre from Town Center . There is a Big Buddha that you can climb up into for a great view of the entire Pai valley. Evening is a popular time to visit as it is a great place to see the sunset.

Wat Luang
Wat Luang is in the center of the town of Pai. It has a beautiful Shan-style chedi, which was built in 1899. The chedi is surrounded by 12 smaller ones representing Zodiac animal signs. There is also a Shan style sermon hall and Buddha image. Wat Luang is the main temple of Pai and is where many of the town’s important festivals take place.

Wat Klang
Wat Klang is located next to the bus station. Its Chedi is a mixture of Shan and northern Thai style. The base up to the middle of the Chedi is Shan style and the middle to the top is northern Thai style. It has Buddha images in various postures for each day of the week at the base.