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Morning walk...

Very peaceful Wat in the Burmese style. It is located North of the wall & seems to be a working... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Flint, Texas
A nice quiet Wat

A nice old wat close to the north east corner of the moat. Well worth the short walk from the Sri... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
Dean S
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Very peaceful Wat in the Burmese style. It is located North of the wall & seems to be a working Wat, Monks living there & a school on the grounds. There is also a morning market & at least 2 other Wats that you can...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Chiang Mai’s Shan community began migrating to the city in the mid-19th century. They occupied the area opposite the northeast corner of the old town. One high-ranking Shan lady, Mom Bua Lai, became the consort of Lanna’s King and in1883 sponsored the construction of Wat...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

A nice old wat close to the north east corner of the moat. Well worth the short walk from the Sri Phum wall on the moat. The grounds of the wat are quiet and I didn't see any tourists here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dean S
Reviewed January 17, 2018

If you have already seen the main temples in Chiang Mai, you can check out this old Burmese temple if you are not templed out. There's some lovely old architecture and the place is peaceful. You can be sure that there won't be many tourists....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank pianocello
Reviewed August 12, 2017

a very old temple built with black volcano rock. very unique and the architecture and the design is amazing. worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Wat Pa Pao looks like a temple that time forgot. It is slightly unusual as most of the buildings and pagoda have been left to the elements giving a curiously weathered and decayed appearance and the thick vegetation does not seem to have been much...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Wat Pa Pao is a Burmese style temple and was built by Thai Yai (Shan) who had come to Chiang Mai to workwith the British in the logging industry and wanted their own style of Buddhist place of worship ... Wat Pa Pao is the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mikemV3470VD
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Wat Pa Pao is on one of the main busy roads on the moat in chiang Mai. One will recognize this temple due to the wooden rower on the front gate.. It is unique for the downtown area in Chiang Mai. It is a small...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Peter J
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