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Wat Thaton

Thaton, Mae AI, Thaton 50280, Thailand
+66 53 053 609
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Hill Tribe Village Tour and River Cruise including Lunch from Chiang Mai
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Thaton, Mae AI, Thaton 50280, Thailand
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+66 53 053 609
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite big and spread out temple complex, with steep road leading to the top (car accessible). No entry fee. View from top are truly majestic. Main temple building on top has some interesting exhibits to look at and pretty Chinese paintings. Worth visiting if you...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Hi folks it’s Johno from the lifestyle strategist. I come up here regularly to take photos either at sunrise or sunset and I have accumulated many fantastic photos of the area valleys the mountains and of the temple itself. The temple is a magnificent building...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We hiked up to this beautiful temple - there was a steep slope that leads to this temple but it is also easily accessible by car. A very modern temple filled with many artefacts. My favourite was the top level where the inside in beautifully...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

This is just spectacular. I've visited many temples around Asia, but this one is one of the best, due to the amazing views and collection of artifacts. We hiked up to it through a village tribe, which as a great and humbling experience. A must...More

Thank Lordydordy
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Don't trust the reviews that say it is too long to walk up, it isn't, we are 55 & 62 and we fairly fit and managed it just fine. There is plenty to see on the way up to the Wat, which is quite beautiful....More

Thank SuzannahA
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

A very modern temple, but manyinteresting statues and objects and full of light. A wonderful place to build a temple, totally dominating the surrounding countryside. Unless you are very fit and resistant to heat, you'll need a car to get up here.

Thank cliffordchambers
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Huge Temple, best to explore with the car or scooter, stepish roads, part oneway system. Interesting to enter the big chedi and walk to the top.

Thank Barbara A
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

You get two temples for the price of one here. First at the foot of the hill where the friendly monks (and many child monks) gather, then the steep road through the forest up to the main temple. This modern temple is clearly influenced by...More

Thank Wingfield73
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Wat Thaton is a peculiar temple, as it is composed of several structures on multiple levels. The best ones are level 8 (best temple) and 9 (best views on the valley, the river and the mountains at the border with Myanmar). I visited them all,...More

Thank dmg-999
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Wat Thaton (In Thai Wat means temple) is located at the Top of the Hill. As the road to reach the temple is very steep and has several hairpin bend, hence none of the bus tours comes here. We were in a van and hence...More

Thank Bhola R
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