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Address: 135 Moo 10 | Suthep Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 53 810 965
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This unique 14th-century temple is built into the side of Suthep mountain...

This unique 14th-century temple is built into the side of Suthep mountain and is constructed of a series of tunnels.

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Nice stop on the way to Doi Suthep!

If you're already going to Doi Suthep, definitely a nice stop to stretch your legs and hang out in these ancient tunnels that are very different from other temples. This shouldn't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're already going to Doi Suthep, definitely a nice stop to stretch your legs and hang out in these ancient tunnels that are very different from other temples. This shouldn't take you more than 20-30 mins assuming this is a tourism stop not a religious one for you.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I thought having underground tunnels would make this temple more exciting, but it really didn't. The stupa on the top was pretty cool. Got to feed some birds while there and the surrondings were beautiful.

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Otley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lucky to stumble on this delightful temple and compound. It was very busy with locals being Children's Day and we felt quite privileged to have visited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a lot of temples in Thailand, but this one stands out because it is so different. It’s a hidden temple in the forest composed of moss-clad chedis and a cave/tunnel system of cool, musty rooms to explore. 30 minutes-an hour is enough time to explore the whole place and you can get to it on a short tuk-tuk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique in so many different ways. Sited in a forest basic temple, which is probably why it appears to be in makes it a serene temple to visit. Add to this the fascinating system of tunnels built into a mound, that have many niches containing Buddha images, and (now badly faded) wall murals. Hanging from many trees are Buddhist proverbs,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusual temple in the forest with tunnels and a beautiful temple. There's also a meditation centre where you can just walk in any day between 8 and 9 am and register for retreats from 3 to 15 days. They were kind enough to let me stay just for the day. More an experience for foreigners than for locals but meditating... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older temple, interesting chambers inside one of the structures. Nice soi dogs roaming about. A beautiful pond to feed the fish and many many hungry birds. It would be a good spot for a few peaceful hours of reading or an Instagram photoshot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wat Umong is a 700-year-old Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Must visit , is different from other temples.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few miles outside Chiang Mai but worth the short journey. Set in woodland and a small part cut into the hill. We attended a "monk-chat" session but found it somewhat dry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not on our list of things to do but turned out to be a gem. Nothing very showy for a change but old, a bit rundown and still used. Part of a tour, a bit out of the way to the east of town.

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