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Wihan Sian Pattaya



Wihan Sian is a Chinese-style building that presents Chinese antiquities and arts of Chinese religious beliefs. The main building is a three-storey one, and it is surrounded by a number of pavilion halls. The structure of locations of buildings established is according to good feng shui. Due to the attractive and unique arts offered, there are a number of visitors come to Wihan Sian. The location of Wihan Sian is not in Pattaya city but, near Wat Yansangwararam.

The Chinese name of Wihan Sian is Tah Phoo Ei. Wihan Sian was established in 1988 to celebrate in the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Majesty King Bhumibol. It took 4 years and 6 months to complete Wihan Sien. On 24 December 1992, the king himself comes to officially open this attraction.

In Wihan Sian, there are a lot of interesting things that attract visitors. The noticeable ones of such arts are a verity of shapes of stones sculptured, such as lions, and animals from novel. Apart from stones sculptured, there are also a number of ancient objects such as the statues of Chinese soldiers, ancient horse carriage from 2000 years ago, ancient pottery set, Chinese music instruments, drawing pictures, and the art of Shaolin fighting model.

Visitors will be able to find an area presenting Thai arts. Such Thai arts include the model of Thai ship, the model of house styles of 4 regions of Thailand, wooden sculptures, actor masks, and Thai music instrument. Another thing is that there are Thai and Chinese Buddha images for visitors to respect. Its place also presents image history of Buddha on the wall surround the area.

The location of Wihan Sian is near Wat Yansangwararam, so it is not located in Pattaya city, approximately 20 kilometers from the city. Those who do have a car need to use Sukhumvit road to the way to go to Sattahip, then turn left approximately 1 kilometers before Wat Yansangwararam to Ban Amphur reservoir. Go on the way a little bit, it is very easy to notice Wihan Sian. Visitors who do not have a private vehicle should hire a Song Thaew or a metered taxi to be there.It is too far for a motorcycle taxi.

The entrance fee of Wihan Sian is 50 Baht.

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