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Address: Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Located near the Thae Phae Gate and Wat Bupharam, this wat can be jointly visited with these 2 attractions. The color of the chedi is white, while most temples I had visited in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Located near the Thae Phae Gate and Wat Bupharam, this wat can be jointly visited with these 2 attractions. The color of the chedi is white, while most temples I had visited in Chiangmai have gold color or brown color of the Lanna Style. I briefly visited the pagoda, took pictures, then proceeded with my walk to the Wat Bupharam.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

There are so many temples to see in this area. But it's still nice to wander around and see how they differ. This one advertised a massage area but it was closed when we were there. (It was late at night) There were several food vendors just outside so you can grab a snack or bottle of water.

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Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This temple is very beautiful but the best part is the massage area in the grounds. The staff are very friendly and smile a lot even if they don't understand you. I had my first thai massage here and it was really good - basically an hour of pain and pleasure but a lovely feeling in the end. Also had... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

After seeing so many temples in Chiang Mai, this one held no special distinction. They advertise massage at the entrance. It is located across the street from the Tha Phae gate outside the old city wall area. The staff is friendly and there is a museum.

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Thank Robert R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Just came back from message where we had a lovely feet massage. Staff is very friendly. Although The place is close by The road, it's a little bit hidden behind The temple you can enjoy The view Of The Wat :)

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Worth a look if passing by. Museum on ground floor of main temple building upstairs richly painted temple interesting ceilings. Bizarre mix of painted animals around the grounds a little like a Noah's arc. Massage in the grounds one of the cheapest in central Chaing Mai. Not a must do but do it if passing and interested in Thai Arcetecture.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

lovely Wat on busy Thapae rd.this Wat is old and historic,has some lovely buildings in the complex.well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

This is a temple you would only go and see if you happened to be in the area. It is nothing special really. It does have a neat Ganesh statue in the front and a nice stupa in the rear. The main temple was closed so we could not get inside it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

The temple is amazing, peaceful grounds and you can see devotees visiting the temple. What's very cool about the temple is that there's a massage parlour in the temple grounds. In the evenings, you can see the young monks cleaning the grounds. Highly recommended as the massage services are the cheapest you can find in the city, and the masseurs... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Oh my . So peaceful, if it's a very sunny day - take your sunnies & or umbrella and relax. The atmosphere is. Rey calming and peaceful

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