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Address: Super Highway, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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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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Nice grounds very historic easy to miss

Walking distance from MAYA at the end of Huay Kaew Road just go up the Superhighway on the same side as MAYA. Sprawling grounds and some interesting old temple ruins within the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking distance from MAYA at the end of Huay Kaew Road just go up the Superhighway on the same side as MAYA. Sprawling grounds and some interesting old temple ruins within the gardens. Coffee stall in the grounds. Worth a look.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A must if near here you wont be wont be sorry had a great time here I have a few friends who are thai monks so I love going to the temples.

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Thank Chris M
Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Just a temple like any other I don´t know here in Chiang Mai are so many temples... If you really into temples you might like it but there are for sure more beautiful ones..

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Thank SarahSinner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

It is said that this was influenced by Indian Buddhagaya.. however, it is another different historical place. no crowd..only few were visiting and worshiping at the time we went there. Very calm and peaceful place. It is a bit far from the old city. but not too far. catch a red bus and they will drop you without any problem.

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Thank uthpala h
Bangkok
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180 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

A unique architecture for Thai temples in the form of the Mahabodi temple in Bodh Gaya, India; not that grand, but still interesting to visit.

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Thank Sarakit C
Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This was by far my favourite of the many wats in Chiang Mai. Several ruins on the site, beautiful gardens and a lovely place to wander and just enjoy the history.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I continue to visit this wat which I prefer to all the other many temples visited in Chiang Mai. The temple grounds seem to me to be especially spiritual and atmospheric. Many times spent sitting in the tranquil surroundings reluctant to leave. As it's a little way away from the centre of town it receives very few visitors to disturb... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Very distinctive seven-spired chedi is architecturally striking and the foundations of older temples remain in place for comparison purposes. Those remains add an authenticity that I appreciate. Although outside the city to the west, it's well worth your while to rent a car and visit these as well as nearby wats. Frankly, they are better than what is found inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

it's a bit far from the city and that's why you can experience real Thai temple. No tourist but me and I could see 2 Thai people were praying. Many parts were under maintenance but still it's value to go have short time for being calm.

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Thank 윤신 장
Portland, Oregon
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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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