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Address: Chiang Mai, Thailand

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History goes back a long way

Quite an old temple with history going back to the 14 century but the present building was built in the 19 century by the Burmese when they occupied Chiang Mai..First noticed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
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Traralgon, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Popped in as I was intrigued by the giant and extremely long Nagas that are on the wall on the entrance from Tha Phae road. Templeis built in a Burmese style with a classic intricate stupa. The inside of the temple is nothing much but the painted columns and the intricate front are quite good. What made this for us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Quite an old temple with history going back to the 14 century but the present building was built in the 19 century by the Burmese when they occupied Chiang Mai..First noticed the long serpeant leading from the gate towards the temple so thought this is interesting so in we went. Came to a big Burmese style Chedi which could do... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This temple is a large temple with all of the usual features. It has a nice Burmese chedi and is a quiet space. It would not be top of my Chiang Mai list.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

As we were walking past we saw the open gates and decided to have a look in. We saw no one around at all and all the buildings were locked so we could see only the outside of everything. Wouldn't go out of your way to visit but if going past have a look in and maybe you will be... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

A slightly different looking Wat but the only one in Chiang Mai that we found to be seemingly abandoned with no one around. Very peculiar indeed. Still interesting to look at and plenty others around !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The temple is easy to miss. Almost opposite Wat Bupharam, there's a red gate on Tapae road. Inside is a lane lined by nagas on either side. The lane opens out into the Wat compound. The temple displays many Burmese details. The Burmese-style chedi is the central building of the wat & is beautiful with its rainbow of mirrored tiles... More 

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