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Address: Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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BEST MASSAGES EVER

I think it was 180 baht for the one hour full body thai massage and it was the best massage i have ever had, no oils used, my sister opted for the massage native to that area in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I think it was 180 baht for the one hour full body thai massage and it was the best massage i have ever had, no oils used, my sister opted for the massage native to that area in which they use a wooden stick and hammer (cant remember the name) to unblock the chakras and she really enjoyed it, left... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This temple is very nice. It's the typical, average temple you'd see in South East Asia. Once you see a temple or two you've seen them all. Don't come to Chiang Mai for the temples. Come for the Elephant/Tiger experience and the tranquility of getting away from the busier Bangkok.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The temple itself is very beautiful. Inside, there's a massage area and it's only 140.- for 1 hour foot/thai massage. The atmosphere is relaxing. I had foot massage and it was my last day in Chiangmai so I wish I could have found this place earlier. It opens from 10am to 8pm daily. They sell local made tiger balm and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is another temple, worth visiting in case you're near the Night Market anyway. The interior of the Pagoda is very interesting, very much different.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went here for Thai massage based on the TA reviews of attractions kinda stumbled onto the massage element and so glad we did!! Its a proper Thai massage so no oils and for me some pain as i had very stiff muscles and joints fro many days spent trekking and cycling in Vietnam. But oh so worth it as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The temple is a pretty mixture of Lanna and Burmese style architecture and has a laid back atmosphere. Massage inside the grounds is exceptional and a steal at 140 Baht. Take your time and go for 2 hours, it's well worth it. Alternatively try their speciality, one hour Tok Sen massage (administered with wooden mallet and hammer), which is particularly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The wat itself is nothing very special but nice atmosphere, however on the grounds of the temple you will find one of the best massage places in norther Thailand and I know what Iam talking about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stumble across this temple as we were walking along the night bazaar street. Beautiful from the outside with the sun setting and it looks amazing with the white structure. Have not tried the massage mentioned though and if I have the opportunity in the next few days, may try out the massage and 170 baht is definitely cheap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is a beautiful temple of course. Full of good energy and nice people- but in the back is a Thai massage area. It is 140 Baht and worth every penny. Ah Lyn Yah is amazing and very sweet. I asked for her every time. It's a very intense massage- you will be really relaxed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

On our first day in Chiang Mai, on our way to the Old City from the east side of the river, we passed Wat Mahawan and went in to have a look. What makes it a bit different from many other temples is the mixture or styles. There are many different types of guardians. I found out afterwards the reason... More 

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Address: Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai

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