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Three Kings Monument Square

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Ranked #78 of 115 Attractions in Chiang Mai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Monuments/ Statues
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Three Kings Monument is located in the center of Chiang Mai, in the area where palaces used to stand. The sculpture of the three kings is a symbol of... more » Owner description: Three Kings Monument is located in the center of Chiang Mai, in the area where palaces used to stand. The sculpture of the three kings is a symbol of Chiang Mai. Before leaving the square, check out the nearby Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center. « less
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is a beatiful statue. It is a quick trip, but it is right by the night market so once you see it you can do some shopping.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Visited here and walked around the old town. I found it pretty boring as there were no informariom regarding any of the history to the town which is unfortunate.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A nice "walk by" and a good distraction from all the Temples. But very little explanation on premise.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a wonderful square on which the three stately statues stand. The three depict the 3 local kings who swore in blood and created Chiang Mai. In the centre is the Kind of Chiang Rai and on his left stands the King who is also considered the father of Thai Language.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Went here as part of the tour, given it a 4 star because there's a large plaza in front of the monument to whizz around on the Segway!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I would describe this area as being close to the heart of the old city. The monument itself is OK, but it is more the general area that is interesting. Wandering around the old city, having the occasional coffee or cold drink, is a wonderful way to spend a half a day at least. There are so many restaurants, bars... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Quite boring compared to the very beautyfull temples and other landmarks in the area. Has some history, but not much else.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I really enjoyed seeing the Three Kings Monument and although there isn't much to see or do, it's one of the most important landmarks in the Old City. The square is relatively small but there aren't any trees or shade near the monument so it's quite hot during the day unless there are clouds in the sky. We parked our... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Located in the centre of old city. We rented a bicycle and it was a pleasant trip in the morning. There is a cultural meseum behind the statue which is nice to understand local history.

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Chonburi, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

No trees to get a shade from the scorching sun. But when I went there the monument was very clean and well respected by the locals. They pray and offer flowers to it. Observed to take off your shoes or slippers in reaching the stairs towards the statue. Facing the monument in the left side is where a modern temple... More

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