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Stunning temple and surroundings

This beautiful Temple in Chiang Mai is also the site where the royalty of Thailand over hundreds of... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
GerryTasmania
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Wynyard, Australia
Quiet

We saw this as we were making our way to the walled part of the city. It was very quiet. This is... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
easterntreker
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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

This beautiful Temple in Chiang Mai is also the site where the royalty of Thailand over hundreds of years are remembered and honoured. This, like many temples in Chiang Mai is a site that is a working temple with young Thai people learning about their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GerryTasmania
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Just down the road from Tha Phae Gate which leads into the Old City (inside the moat) this is a beautiful, traditional Buddhist Temple. A big garden area means there’s lots of room for plants, statues and a golden Buddha in a wooden hut with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We saw this as we were making our way to the walled part of the city. It was very quiet. This is where they offer great massage

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed February 27, 2019

..... We may it have picked wrong day and wrong time. This was just it too much for us.. On really hot day, I was not really sure what I was supposed to be looking for.....

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Recommended to try here for massage and not disappointed. Considerably cheaper than most other places and no frills. We went upstairs to a big room with about 10 mats on the floor and then our masseuses went to work. Left there feeling invigorated. Worth checking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Just outside the walled city and a lot quieter than other more central temples. This one isn't always unlocked but it's worth a quick look if you're passing even if the building doors are locked. The main door and gable are absolutely stunning in ornate...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Richyplops
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Wat Mahawan is located about 300 meters east of Tha Phae Gate outside the old city wall of Chiang Mai, on Tha Phae road. It has a Lanna style and a Burmese style Viharn and a Burmese style Chedi, ornamented with very detailed stucco work.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank catztravelling
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Wat Mahawan was one of the few wats I swung by while walking around the city. Unless you’re a Thai temple enthusiast, there probably isn’t a need to go out of the way to see these. If you’re nearby, they are worth a quick look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed January 2, 2019

i really like this temple, it's truly beautiful, and there is also nice massage and tok-sen available

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ronigilboa3
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice to see and appreciate the Buddhist temple. Clean and tidy with lots to look at. Great location.

Date of experience: December 2018
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