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Built during the reign of King Tilokkarat in the late 15th century, this “Temple of the Seven Spires” features an eclectic architectural style, incorporating elements of Thai, Lao, Indian and Chinese design.
Super Highway, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Need to take a tuk tuk to get there as it’s a bit out of the city, but it’s lovely and quite different to the others. Very peaceful, we were the only tourist there and got to see some local children in traditional dress.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mel414
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This is really one of the best temple complexes in the Chiang Mai area. It's a bit further out than most of the other temples, but that means fewer tourists, which is a good thing. This isn't a single temple, but rather, a complex and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theirreverentkitchen
Reviewed June 16, 2018

What is especially beautiful about this place is the Khmer style central structure with intricate carvings. The surrounding grounds were also stunning and there is a large Maha Bodhi Tree (planted in 1455) with hundreds of contributed "support" poles - lots of history to read...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nadine_Sher_0
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Wat Chet Yot is one of my new favorites! I visited early morning & there wasn't a tourist in sight. This is an old Wat with lots of history, located North West of the wall. The grounds are large but need a good cleaning, I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I'll start by saying that I'm a Buddhist and really enjoy visiting temples. I enjoyed Wat Ched Yot for its solitude and for its unique architectural features and history. It was built primarily in the 15th century and the main building with the seven stupas...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

I love having this quiet and lovely space so near some of the busiest traffic in Chiang Mai. Can walk around a little and meet a friend as most folks have heard of this.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sunshine1943
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Probably my favourite temple in Chiang Mai, located on the Super Highway just outside town, accessible by local taxi. Amazing architecture, much quieter than other more popular temples in Chiang Mai, this complex is really old and well worth the visit, nice grounds to explore...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Terry C
Reviewed January 1, 2017

A very nice temple away from the tourist streams. Its surounded by the Wat Chet Yot area in where normally studends live. Nice street food also around

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kriscnx
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Not a bad place but there are better spots around the city to visit. But nice to stop if you are going by.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank davisadam74
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This temple was amazing beautiful, the design and the gold work.. the monks were sat on the right having their breakfas but would let you talk and take photos, dont forget to sign the visitors book, a great hour was spent here and a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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