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Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Pretty good as a part of a wider golden triangle tour

Not worth a day out specifically just for this, pretty good as a part of a wider golden triangle tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To see the city walls and all the temples in the area you need time as there are so many to see. We had a driver to take us around the area.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Not worth a day out specifically just for this, pretty good as a part of a wider golden triangle tour.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Fortunately our guide knew of this place. Noone else seems to know about it as we were the only visitors. We were able to walk around and on these ancient ruins. They're was a bit of the history provided by some signs along the way. We walked a bit further and were able to walk on the original town walls.... More 

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1 Thank CardiffMaddie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

It just took an hour and a half from the Chiang Rai Old Bus Station by bus. The ruins were worth a visit. And after that, I could enjoy the views across Maekong River.

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Wodonga, Australia
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Without a local guide who knows the history of these walls they are just a pile of old bricks. However with a good guide who has the knowledge they seem to come alive and you can 'see' them as they were centuries ago.

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1 Thank Nicolas F
Chang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Not sure what I expected but I guess a lot more then I got, they are and ruined not really exciting but still worth a look.

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High Wycombe
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219 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Lots of old stuff to see, including old temples etc. Nice pleasant walk on a hot day through the trees etc. Recommended.

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Perth western australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We did this at the end of our tour so were tired and so overwhelmed with everything that we saw that this was a bit disappointing.The ancient bricks and buildings are great but 5 minutes will cover the trip

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A short day trip outside of Chiang Rai, this sleepy town demands a visit by any serious traveller passing through the area. The town is small, and has very few tourists, and yet it has some of teh oldest and most amazing temple ruins and complexes in all of Northern Thailand. The city walls (whats left of them) speak of... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Unlike the walls of Tuscany, these walls are more a part of the forest landscape than a rebuttal of warring armies. In the past they likely served similar purposes but they no longer seem so formidable. It seems they will disappear althogether within the next few decades. The area around the ruins is lovely and strangely unpopulated in Asia. I... More 

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