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Address: Super Highway, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Description: Built during the reign of King Tilokkarat in the late 15th century, this...
Built during the reign of King Tilokkarat in the late 15th century, this “Temple of the Seven Spires” features an eclectic architectural style, incorporating elements of Thai, Lao, Indian and Chinese design.
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Mystical and magnificent

Many years ago, when I first visited Chiang Mai, I had a wonderful, thought provoking, contemplative moment at a then relatively serene Doi Suthep. No more as that place is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Many years ago, when I first visited Chiang Mai, I had a wonderful, thought provoking, contemplative moment at a then relatively serene Doi Suthep. No more as that place is overrun with tour buses day in, day out. But fortunately, I found the same serenity and spirituality at Chet Yot on this visit. I went early in the day and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a spectacular blend of the dramatic antiquities amongst a later temple and well kept modern grounds. It lends itself to photography as few can the idea that it's right on the north edge of town is just peachy. You must see this compound as it is world class and really quite stunning.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were there at dawn and there was such nice light. This place is so peaceful and the temples ruins are quite unique in Chiang Mai.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

While dear to the locals, I found my visit here (yawn) okay. A quick walk around, read a few plaques, a nod of the head, enough. Just not where my interests are found.

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zürich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Wat Chet Yot (Wat Photharam Maha Wihan), is the Temple for all with the chinese star sign SNAKE.! The temple is also for other people very interesting and just beautiful. With a scooter it is only about 20 minutes from the old city chiang mai. At the last intersection before the university you must turn right on the Highway Chiang... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

The 'things to do' section of Chiang Mai is an intriguing mix of spas, cookery schools, elephant riding parks and even women's correctional facilities. For those of you more interested in architecture than deep tissue massage or lemongrass, Wat Chet Yot is one of the must-sees of the north of Thailand. A 15th century replica of the famous Bodagaya site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Wat Chedi Luang has been built for early age of Chiangmai. So apart from going there to make merit and all holy things, you can go there to see historical building and learn history.

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