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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place during the lantern festival, the temple was well decorated, there was a ceremony of little monks meditating and floating the lanterns.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AO393
Reviewed July 29, 2019

We were staying nearby and, being photographers, tried to find photo opportunities close by - within the Walled city. This temple has a very ornate golden pagoda at the rear but the main building is one of the very old temples built with teak. A...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

The Assembly hall is made almost by teak wood - that was once a throne hall for Chiang Mai's kings. It contais large teak pillars, naga boards, and mirror mosaics.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Walked into this 500+years old Buddhist temple, with a huge Buddha in the main hall. My wife and I immediately found peace when stepped inside. The temple is made of woods, so beautiful inside. A man at the entrance mentioned the King during that period...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

Wat Phan Tao built in the 14th Century is such a contrast to Wat Chedi Luang just next door. The Assembly hall is an all wooden building made of teak. The stark, simple, wooden interior is a reminder of the austere living conditions meant to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Just about 100 meters north from wat chedi luang, one of the main attractions in Chiang Mai wat pan tao makes a nice brief stop. The temple is the attraction here with its wood teal architecture. It has a beautiful and elegant grace yet it’s...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Wat Phan Tao (means Thousand Furnace Temple) .located next to Wat Chedi Luang is one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai. Construction began at the end of the 14th century. The current compound was once a residential area for the monks of Wat Chedi...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Small and very old temple made predominately from teak, which I think is unique in Chiang Mai. There are some lovely carvings within the temple. If you are visiting Wat Chedi Luang next door it is worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Very old temple located in the center of old town next to Wat Chedi Luang. The main hall is made from teak wood, very beautiful carving. No entrance fee.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

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
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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