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You will be amazed at this time warp temple.

Located seemingly in a remote forest a short distance from Chiang Mai central, only the occasional... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
J9028ZVadamh
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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A lot to see.

A varied WAt with a lot to see and admire. The architecture and ornamentation are spectacular... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
gordonj258
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“You will be amazed at this time warp temple. ”
Nov 15, 2017
“A lot to see.”
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located seemingly in a remote forest a short distance from Chiang Mai central, only the occasional jet airplane passing overhead reminds you you are not in the 12th century. Underground tunnels with many BUDDAH are underneath the central chedi. Absorb the tranquility before you “time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

A varied WAt with a lot to see and admire. The architecture and ornamentation are spectacular. There is so much to see here and in the area around and within the old walled city. This whole area is a must see.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

this temple is located inside the old city. i understand there is another Wat Umong which is out of the city. the design and the architecture is beautifully done. the carving on the wall are amazing. it is old but maintained. the compound is clean,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Wat Umong Mahathera Chan is within the old city walls, this is not Wat Umong with the tunnels. I couldn't find much history on this Wat but did find this... "It's famous for the Monks' Cave, a niche in the main chedi where monks used...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

In the centre of the old town, this Wat has charm for its variety of temples, its functioning community and its accessible character. A bit different. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

This temple is smaller than most and not very busy.There are nice gardens and the temple id dramatic in the sunlight

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed March 6, 2017

There are so many temples within Chiang Mai, you tend to pass many on the way to the better known. I have walked by this temple many times and never investigated what I couldn't see from the street. Big mistake! There are a couple of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JamHam
Reviewed January 19, 2017

It is another beautiful temple that we came across while taking a wander around the old town. A very spiritual place.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kev_russ
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

This unique temple was definitely worth a visit. We arrived in Chiang Mai by train and went right there by a red cab after checking in to our hotel. A serene place to explore, with a fish feeding pond, underground tunnels with shrines, and a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank rickyd105
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This temple is near the Three Kings monument slightly to the east and doesn't seem to be visited much. There is a fine pagoda left in its natural state without white plastering or adornment. Nice plain white Buddhain in the courtyard. The viharn uses a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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