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Wat Suan Dok

On Suthep Road, west of the Old City, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 278 304
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On Suthep Road, west of the Old City, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 278 304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of my favorite temples, good for relax and meditation. Makes my day with inner purification. Nice golden jetiya and white colors of stupa in Lanna style. Location is there, right in town and very convenience.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a quick trip here to see this architecturally pleasing temple which is also a place where monks live and study. We hired a guide who told us about the royal stupas here and showed us through the ornately painted buildings. A good short...More

Thank Poidexter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temple just outside of Old City. If you are coming back from Doi Suthep, you could do Wat Umong and Wat Suan Dok since it's along the way. The temple itself is nothing to shout about, but the white stupa behind is something unique.

Thank SaintAuroraSky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing so many temples in Asia, I have found it difficult to keep them all straight! We had a local guide take us and one other couple around to many in the Chiang Mai area. It has one gold and many whitewashed chedis, ornate...More

1  Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dhamma hall is colorfully decorated and there are young novice monks here who live and study the dhamma. It is part of thai tradition. The many white stupas in the backyard belong to that of a royal family.

1  Thank wonghuihua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to the city center, this temple has gorgeous carved artwork in brilliant colors. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my time here.. Little bit out of town i arrived by bike.. I had the temple by myself.. Nice pictures... Peace and quiet.. Such a lovely views and photo opportunities.. Nice area with a lot markets and food stalls nearby..

2  Thank IamGigi
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wat Suan Dok is made up of a large golden stupa surrounded by numerous smaller white stupa together with many Khmer style temples which were a cemetery for the Royal Family when Northern Thailand had its own kingdom. This is still a working temple with...More

1  Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Beautiful temple in the center of Chiang Mai, worth a visit. Expect to spend about 30 min to take a tour , not more

Thank Michelrodange
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is one of the most beautiful places i ever visited. Chiang Mai with its beautiful surroundings do have also other ancient and religious sites to be visited. Great place indeed!

1  Thank KaimukThong
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Could I ride a scooter from Chiang Mai to here? Thanks
21 February 2017|
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Response from warmbeerhater | Reviewed this property |
An easy fifteen minute walk from SUAN DOK Gate, which is the midpoint of the West side of the most.
Will I be ok wearing a maxi skirt and scarf round my shoulders here? I have heard they are strict with what women wear...
24 December 2016|
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Response from warmbeerhater | Reviewed this property |
This one is less formal. I have worn shorts and a golf shirt.....I don't think beach ware is liked anywhere in CM, but is still tolerated. A few shirtless were taken to the police station last year.
bsr de votre île peut on aller visiter les autres aux alentours ? merci..
2 February 2015|
Response from belgiandreamteam | Reviewed this property |
C est un ensemble de temples dans le nord de la thailande a chiang mai.il n y a pas d îles dans le nord!
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