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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's the first Wat we visited where I just wanted to sit and chill. In the back is a water feature with a Buddha and hundreds of flags overhead. The bells were beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai, build in teak in 14th century. Beautiful carvings and well maintained. Its next to Wat Chedi Luang and has a beautiful garden. As Always beautiful impressive Budha statues inside. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dark teakwood temple without glitter and gold. Pure and simple and very authentic. Visit during golden hour for the best experience. Don’t mind the crowds of tourists.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In neighbourhood of famous Wat Chedi Luang. It is like preparing going to the most famous. Very interesting old wooden temple as part of temple complex

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Soko37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can see how people might overlook this temple given it's more famous neighbor, a mistake I didn't make. You can easily turn the visit into a nice outing by visit both temples and enjoying a nice meal at one of the various restaurants located...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most charming temple in Chiang Mai, mainly due to the fact, that it’s made out of teak wood and therefore has a cosy atmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

sometimes overshadowed by the huge wat chedi luang next door, this temple is a gem. don't miss it, i think it's a must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

The grounds of this Temple are interesting. There is an elevated windy boardwalk with bells at the beginning with music playing at the background making the experience pleasant.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Go here at night, all the lanterns lit, the reflection in the water with the Buddha is beautiful. In daytime, it's just not the same.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ylc25
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Free to enter and watch the monks at work. It has this authenticity feel that the monks are actually doing what they are task to do instead to a display show for tourist. Seats with parasol available for you, then watch the monks pass by....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from xplorermind | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea because I visited this place during the day time. But based on the information obtained during my visit, the lights are lighter everyday. The validity of the fact am not sure