This is the story of its Buddha that makes this temple interesting and famous in Pai Province. For the rest do not expect to find a amzing architecture and breathtaking statues. The legend of the bronze Buddha one-mueang em> which some attribute to King Naresuan, who had offered it to his sister before she went to live as a hostage in the palace of the King of Burma, says that holy water sprung from the head of the statue and makes. That is why it is a particularly venerated Buddha image.
Believers come to pray and pay homage to its legendary statue but tourists mostly come to Wat Nam Hoo for the ride, combined with Chinese and Lisu villages and Mo Paeng waterfall.