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Wat Pan Tao

Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 814 689
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Beautiful little temple

Cwrtainlt this temple isn't big or spectacular, but its ancient wooden shrine hall is really... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Paul H
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Lovely 700+ year old teak temple.

I was looking for one of the big 3 main temples in old city of Chiang Mai and stumbled upon this... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Cwrtainlt this temple isn't big or spectacular, but its ancient wooden shrine hall is really unique. The gateway is quite splendid too. If you're in the old city certainly stop by.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed October 8, 2017

I was looking for one of the big 3 main temples in old city of Chiang Mai and stumbled upon this and fell in awe and love. So beautiful. Had to believe it is still standing after all of these year. Apparently was once a...More

Thank cturtle66
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This temple is located next to wat Chedi luang, so after visiting that temple I walked into this temple. There was a wooden pavement, I was wondering for what that was...though one could also walk on the dirt walk way..but anyway.. renovation was going on...More

1  Thank Baloch101
Reviewed August 8, 2017

this is a nice and quiet temple. its black wall and gold borders make it very impressive and unique. slightly different from the other temples. not many tourist visit this temple but it beautiful timber makes it worthwhile.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed August 8, 2017

In between the quick-stop Three Kings Monument and the amazing Wat Chedi Luang, why NOT visit the old wooden Wat Pan Tao and see a slice of history?

Thank JDZatSF
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is an old teak Wat with nice grounds. They were working on the Chedi when I visited, there was bamboo laying everywhere! Still a pleasant stop.

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This delightful temple is adjacent Wat Chedi and seems largely ignored by the tourist. The surrounding grounds house numerous yellow flags. The temple may not be overly impressive from the outside, but, step into the interior and be impressed by the large worship area supported...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This Wat though small is beautifully constructed with lots of timber detailing. The roof is supported on 28 large teak pillars and there are many detailed timber boards some with colour. The building has a lovely feel to it and is very welcoming, definitely worth...More

Thank Morkie8
Reviewed July 10, 2017

For some strange reason, this is one of my favorite temples in CM. It is not that huge, but really well maintained, with a lot of details and colors everywhere. A small lake with reflections of trees and Buddha statue, red bells, a great Chedi...More

1  Thank IamGigi
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This temple is a classic teak wood construction especially its roof structure. From the exterior, the woodworking is simple yet representative of the region. The interior, is the basic structure of teak wood vertical columns supporting the pitched roof.

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July 9, 2017|
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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