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always a nice place to visit

Was always on my list if I am there. Try going all the way up when you are at wat thamphajoen. A very nice view and you wont be disappointed for the climbing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We have been at Doi Wao as part of a booked tour. Not much too see here, not worth to spend much effort/money to come here. It's a buddist temple with some hindu parts (Elephant God) and a kitschy scorpion statue

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Was always on my list if I am there. Try going all the way up when you are at wat thamphajoen. A very nice view and you wont be disappointed for the climbing.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

There are not so many interesting places to see around this border town, so this temple on a top of a hill stands up above all in terms of altitude and interest. After walking up for around 5 minutes, you will be rewarded with a good view over town itself and neighboring Burma. Apart from vistas, there is a temple... More 

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A really touristy yet nice temple complex at the top of a hill, easily accessible from the main road. Motor cycle taxis will take you up if the number of steps is too daunting. The Scorpion statue at the top has been there for ever, and is surrounded by an increasing number of other statues, temples and rooms. A great... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The temples are neat, decorated and ornamented. The temples are situated on the mountain that offers great views of the Myanmar-Thailand border towns. The urban growth has almost mixed and hard to differentiate where the actual border lies, from the top. It also offers great views of Pagodas in the mountain on Myanmar side, the golden Shwe-dagon like pagoda and... More 

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Madelia, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I took the stairs up and it was beautiful up there. The sun was just setting and everything looked golden :) great view over to Myanmar!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

This is worth a visit, also known as the Scorpian Temple, as there is a giant statue of a Scorpian . The steps up are very steep but there is always willing scooter drivers to whisk you up the very steep hill for 20baht. Worth the effort to look down upon Myanmar and the border crossing

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Mae sai the most northern point of thailand, you're can see a scenery of Myanmar and shopping at Mae sai market or crossed to Myanmar. Nice view.

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I went shopping at Doi Wao market during this past holiday. Things are more cheaper than the Burmese market. You can find more quality merchandise right on the near by shop, but the best price are in the small corner shop.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Be prepared to climb over 200 steps along the beautiful Naga railings to get to the Temple. Everything is built and created by the monks, I was told. The Scorpion sculpture is a sight to behold, as are the views of both Myanmar and Thailand. Street food and shops below, peace and quiet on "The Mountain" above. We went at... More 

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