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Wiang Kum Kam

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“ancient city” (14 reviews)
“ping river” (8 reviews)
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The sights are not in one particular location, but spread out through out the village (and even in people's backyards!). You can tour the site via horseback carriage, tram, or rent a bicycle. There are also lots of day tours to Wiang Kum Kam. Nice...More

Thank nasseralba61
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you appreciate history and archaeology, it's worth a trip from Chiang Mai to see Wiang Kum Kam. You can see 700 year old temples and ruins from a former capital city that spent many years under water before the Ping River was re-routed. Many...More

2  Thank WCGood67
Reviewed 21 July 2017

unbelievable so much area can be hidden under ground and found such a big area for good research. very nice

Thank pround38
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We took a tuk-tuk to the main entrance. We hired a horse drawn carriage (300B) to take us to the Wats/ruins. We stopped at 7 sights for pictures & to look around. If you're interested in history, do a little research before you go.

1  Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Sometimes referred to as the Lost City, Wiang Kum Kam is a series of archeological digs that have uncovered ancient temples and palaces. There is some confusion as to the history of these ruins, but the commonly accepted version is that they were built by...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lovely decaying temple in jungle setting . Interesting old paintings on temple tunnel walls . Still a working temple but also looks after cats

2  Thank Louise R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have read good reviews about this place, and how it is possible to rent bicycles and explore on your own. However, we were unable to do that. Not many tuk tuk drivers know about this place, and they generally charge very expensive, as they...More

2  Thank linyh
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We hadn't one our homework and did not realise what an extensive area was covered by ancient brickworks nd numerous religious building. The maps we had were unhelpful in navigating around the site.There was no food or drink that caught our eye. We walked for...More

1  Thank srodd999
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Old temple out of the city but remeber was the first area where Chiang Mai was founded. Kept in excellent conditions

Thank paoli87
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is overkill unless you know a lot or are very interested in Lanna temples. The site hasn't been fully excavated yet and consequently there isn't much tourism there. We saw some beautiful temples but it was raining so we had to get on an...More

2  Thank ConchitaCruz
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29 March 2017|
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Response from linyh | Reviewed this property |
From town to Wiang Kum Kam: most tuktuks quoted 600baht (Dec2016), but we managed to get it lowered. Once you reach the visitor centre, you only have the option of taking horse carriage or the open-air vehicle (good for... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from Raelene H | Reviewed this property |
You can visit all the sites easily from a van. We took a horse and cart just for the fun of it and the driver had written information about the various sites. Two hours is plenty of time.
29 July 2016|
Response from Telly F | Reviewed this property |
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