Wat Sum Pow

Wat Sum Pow, Chiang Mai: Address, Wat Sum Pow Reviews: 4/5

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KashuMc3
38 contributions
Healing Touch
Nov 2019 • Solo
So if you didn't know....many of the bricks, I mean beds, in Thailand are like stone. I've slept horribly while here. I've always considered Thai massage rough and unrelaxing. Boy was I wrong!I found myself at Wat Sum Pow and let me tell you. This older woman, touched, thumped, rolled, stretched, cracked, and popped and got me back together. One of the most amazing and therapeutic massages I've ever enjoyed. Seriously, if we had access to this in the US, I think we'd put chiropractors out of business. And at the rate of 140 busy (approx. 5$USD), you can get 1 a day. Enjoy!
Written November 26, 2019
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Cal O
Idaho Falls, ID7 contributions
Thai massages
Nov 2019 • Couples
Outstanding massages! We tried traditional Thai massage, feet massage, and oil massages, and they were all wonderful, and reasonably priced. Boa was my masseuse all four days and I highly recommend her.
Written November 17, 2019
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AussieRicho1
Wollongong, Australia1,728 contributions
So many temples
Aug 2019
In old Chiang Mai and new Chiang Mai there are just so many temples. Wat Sum Pow is in the old city and is not as flashy as some of the others but it still has great buildings and grounds.
Written September 15, 2019
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Patrick D
Warsaw, Poland5,237 contributions
Wat Sum Pow
Jul 2018 • Couples
It's one of the Buddhist temples built during the reign of the Mang Rai dynasty.
Wat Sumpow (or Wat Sam Pao or Wat Samphao) has ornaments shaped like ships on the top of the columns of its entrance
  The name of the temple "สำเภา" indicates a junk. According to legend, the merchants of the city of Rift. (present-day Tak province), believing in Buddhism, built a golden junk in a chedi on the grounds of the temple. Hence the origin of the name: Wat Samphao
 This temple is an excellent example of Lanna's architecture ..Really incredible
You can also get a traditional Thai massage here
Written April 9, 2019
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Dobanjare
Mumbai, India1,083 contributions
Good place
Feb 2019
Chiang mai has a lot of buddha temples and they all are very close to each other. While walking through the sunday night bazaar i visited 3 temples and this was one of them. Crowded on Sundays specially because of the market.
Written February 24, 2019
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HINA W
Islamabad, Pakistan6,322 contributions
A Massage Centre in a temple!
Jul 2018 • Family
It is a nautical themed Buddhist temple which is very unusual for a land locked province. You can see lions, snakes and dragons here. It is a typical Thai temple with Burmese touches. There is a massage parlour in it too. My husband and daughter got traditional massage from here. The atmosphere is very tranquil.
Written December 25, 2018
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jeff1955malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,930 contributions
amazing temple
Jul 2017 • Solo
a very big temple with its layered roof and there are 2 dragons at the entrance to the temple. on the side of the temple they have massage place conducted by their staff. the temple is clean and well kept.
Written August 10, 2017
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia5,479 contributions
A temple offering massages
Jul 2017 • Couples
This temple was not on our tour walk, we came across it when visiting the night market. I was intrigued as there was plenty of commercial activity within the grounds, stalls with merchandise and foodstuffs. A long room by the side of the temple was offering both Thai massage and foot massage. Went for a walk the following morning after breakfast, the stalls had gone but the massage area was being prepared for the day. The entry door was closed on both occasions. I guess maintenance costs have to be resolved in practical ways. Worth a look if passing.
Written July 28, 2017
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rcreviews
Bhubaneswar, India2,177 contributions
small temple
Jul 2017 • Couples
A very small temple but near by massage parlor will give you a very good Thai massage in a very affordable price.
Temple is just a picture pick up point while you come across the road but enjoy the Thai massage at it's best.
Written July 18, 2017
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Allan J
Chiang Mai, Thailand417 contributions
WAT SUM PAO - EXCELLENT MASSAGE AT AN EXCELLENT PRICE
Dec 2016 • Couples
My Thai wife and I enjoyed full Thai massages for 140 THB each. We visited the temple, known as Wat Sum Pao on Friday and Sunday and each time received excellent treatment. The massages were conducted professionally and we both asked for the same masseuse we had on our first visit on our 2nd visit. Their names are Ding and Jiap and we highly recommend their style of massage, which was firm but not too painful. They are able and willing to target specific areas if that is your wish. We both left each session feeling relaxed and invigorated.
Highly recommended and will visit again…soon.
Written December 5, 2016
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