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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is relatively new (and still being built) with sparkling dragons and glittering peacocks, chickens, and elephants. There are many stupas in the center of varying styles and multiple temples to enter in the main area. The temples are beautifully decorated with colors, details,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a part of our tour. I was expecting an average temple but it is much more than average. It is nice to see that temple.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent complex of temples that really is impressive. Beautiful wood carving wall and structure. Colorful dragon and animal creatures in front of every temple. Bluish main temple that really stands out majestically, the reason why people just simply call this place blue temple. It's about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of temples in Thailand but this one is special. We arrived at 10am, the place was empty which made it even better. Not fighting through tourists, no-one trying to sell you anything. The place is stunning, we spent a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darren1872
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

So today we went on a road trip about 45 minutes to an hour out side of Chiang Mai and ended up at Wat Ban Den a Buddhist temple. All that can be said is WOW WOW WOW the weird and the wonderful there were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This was by far the most beautiful temple I have seen anywhere. The buildings and statues are all in pristine condition. This temple sould not be missed when you visit Thailand.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dajoma
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My partner and I decided to escape the tourists in Chiang Mai and head out of town a bit to Wat Ban Den expecting to see another of Thailand's many Buddhist temples, but not expecting the gem we discovered. Wat Ban Den is a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank tracytC5333OT
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We have been visiting for a decade, and each year more things have been added. The tour buses arrive by 9am, but worth a visit. We think this is the best wat complex in Thailand. Go through the area by the stupas to find the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank John_G525
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Our songtaew driver recommended this temple, and I'm so glad he did. Our group wanted to explore a traditional Thai Buddhist temple, and this complex is huge, with many beautiful buildings and statuary to explore. One warning for foreigners - there are no western style...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Debby W
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It was such a nice and large wat to visit and thanks to the guide who drove us during our trip. The sculptures are live and the interior are superb. Ladies shall dress accordingly, I guess common for all temples. You may need to plan...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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azizinindia
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Response from Mary Leonide S | Reviewed this property |
We were staying in Chiang Mai and had a driver take us. An interesting trip of just over an hour. Not sure if anything closer but I'm sure there are places.
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