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3 Jun 2019
“One of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai”
15 Jul 2018
“Right on the river...”
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Reviewed 3 June 2019

This is a small, but pretty temple near the river. Part of it is undergoing renovation, but most can still be visited. We stumbled onto it while walking near our hotel. It turns out this is one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area. The Chedi is pretty & the grounds are nice. This Wat is very popular with the locals, it was very busy.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Visiting the wat and monks / what was the most extraordinary was thai people buying fish or shell that they will release in the river. One thai woman told me it was to bring luck and fortune or anything you desire. You can see all...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Marie N
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This is a nice stop if you are in the neighborhood. Some boat tours of the river leave from here. I wouldn’t go out of my way to stop here but if you’re walking by it’s worth a look, just not as dramatic as any...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Nice, little temple with interesting blue colours. Nice gate and architecture. Very important temple to see during Loy Khratong as you can place the khratongs on the river at the temple site. It is easy to find. You can arrive by tuc-tuc. Few visitors. There...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

it is a bit isolated. they have a huge Arch at the entrance to the temple. inside you will find the pagodas and the stupas. it is coloured in white and gold the stupas. you will a lot of people in this temple. a very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Pleasant riverside temple. Not on the normal tourist circuit, so usually very quiet. There is a mammoth tree just on the other side of wall from the temple grounds. You can't see the base, but the upper part is mind-blowingly huge!!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This well-maintained Buddhist complex is situated by the river. We visited during Songkran (Buddhist New Year) and watched various rituals including the release of birds, toads, water snakes and fish. After taking our shoes off, we were able to walk around the interior of the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Temple with a nice feel to it. The Temple sits on the Ping River and you have the opportunity to release, fish, frogs, turtles, snails & eels into the river. This experience is even better if you are doing it with a local, who...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Michael O
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Well maintained, beautiful temples, sweet People. Do the talk with a monk programme. We went with grasshoppertours cycling which is the best way to go!

Date of experience: November 2016
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