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Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 276 140
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious...
Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious Emerald Buddha.
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Great place to see

The history of the Wat was very interesting, the architecture was exceptional, the carvings and decorating outstanding

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The history of the Wat was very interesting, the architecture was exceptional, the carvings and decorating outstanding

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I came here at daytime and stayed until it became dark as it became beautifully lightened and all the young monks came to the main hall for evening pray. The Chedi reminded me of a mountain, asymmetrical as in nature. From the top of each side there is a Buddha statue. I read somewhere that if a temple makes you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

It was a beautiful temple with a lot of history behind it. There were a lot of tourists there discovering the history behind the temple. But the steps in the temple had worn away. But it was a good trip there.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is a larger temple complex with both complete buildings and ruins. Nothing overly spectacular here but worth the visit if you haven't had your fill of temple visiting. Monk Chat program allows you to interact with the monks and give them a chance to practice their English.

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Perth
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is so very old it is worth a quick stop.You cannot go inside. All the stairs have worn away anyhow. We did find a fabulous artist painting here and I got an oil on canvass of a beautiful orchard - my treasure. Know the history of this Wat and you might appreciate it more. I was a bit bored... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Very nice temple in the old town part of Chiang Mai. Gold Buddha's which look amazing. Lots of detail and beautiful architecture in here. You must wear robes going in here and remove shoes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

nice place very clean but the view is worth to see. what is pretty old but in good condition is big compare with the new wats

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

There was no signage or write ups explaining the site and the history. The building itself was quite impressive but nothing special compared to many other temples we've visited before. We enjoyed watching the monks of all ages pray in the temple.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is simply stunning. Can certainly sit and watch this in awe. There are lots of little monuments etc scattered around this and it is a must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This site was really beautiful--we especially liked how there were several different buildings of different eras in the same complex. We went in to the main temple and sat with our children for a few minutes, and they even agreed that this temple was nicer than Wat Doi Suthep, mostly because Doi Suthep was very commercialized and touristy.

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