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During our trip in Thailand we visited many temples but this temple was one of the nicest in Chiang... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Helsinki, Finland
nice beautiful temple

it is a very beautiful design and architecture. the roof is exceptionally done with layers. inside... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

During our trip in Thailand we visited many temples but this temple was one of the nicest in Chiang Mai. Peacefull and quiet.

1  Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed 7 August 2017

it is a very beautiful design and architecture. the roof is exceptionally done with layers. inside the compound it is quiet and peaceful. no doubt there are many temples in chiangmai but all the designs are different.

1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Very peaceful & clean grounds, the Monks were busy painting & cleaning. A lot of silver accents & there was a man on the grounds making silver pieces, possibly to replace some. Worth a look if you're in the area.

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Another one of the many temples scattered in this land, if you are walking past it is worth a look see, if you have to make a special trip, you have probably already seen many simaler temples, it is a pleasant temple.

1  Thank Steven N
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you are looking for a truly spiratual experience in Chiang Mai ,Monk Neang at Wat Mahawan is trained to do Satyant blessed tattoos for lay people. I met Neang last year and he has done some pieces for me which were professional ( he...More

2  Thank Leeferry
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This smaller temple is easy to walk past, but the grounds are very serene and the main hall worth a look. If you are making your way down Tha Phae road stop in.

1  Thank gdub2019
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is nearly impossible to miss this spot at Chiang Mai the Thapae road is one of the most easiest ways to go to bustsation . surely try to stop and have a short visit at the temple , beautiful golden Chedi

Thank Vanwelde B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The most striking thing of this temple is the degree of carving and detail of the door and gable-end of the temple. Worth a quick look, even if not always unlocked. There are now lots of commercial activities in the temple grounds (e.g., massage, coffee...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This temple has one of the more impressive chedi with square three layered base with bell shaped top half and gold pinnacle. Also interesting is the entrance to the viharn which together with the gable end is highly decorated. There is also a good library...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Only small, but very pretty. I didn't spend more than a few minutes strolling around and taking photos. Absolutely nobody else around, which was almost eerie. Well worth popping in if you're passing by.

Thank Swebbatron
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