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Chiang Saen - the old city walls

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As expected

Thankful for other trip advisor reviews so I knew what to expect. Some interesting history. Some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MrsBsTravels
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Very interesting

I really would liked to have spent more time here as it was unexpected how extensive the ruins are... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
SH-Bahrain
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Melbourne, Australia
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"temple ruins"
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"lots of history"
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"ancient capital"
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"tour guide"
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"golden triangle"
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"centuries"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thankful for other trip advisor reviews so I knew what to expect. Some interesting history. Some big piles of stones. Glad we didn't spend long there.

Thank MrsBsTravels
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I really would liked to have spent more time here as it was unexpected how extensive the ruins are. If you are interested in temple ruins try and schedule some extra time....

Thank SH-Bahrain
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Not much going on...but I appreciate the history around it.Usual quant temple and crumbling walls....and 300 year old Banyan tree.

Thank holidaybugLondon
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We did not know what to expect when we drove out here but were surprised by the ruins. It provided a clear understanding of the old city. The ruins set in parkland were particularly interesting plus peaceful

Thank RobandJoPerth
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

These walls show a big piece of local history. They can be seen as a drive by location if you are in the area.

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

The ruins of the old city walls disapointed a bit. Nice to make a stop if you have more items to visit that day but you can''t spend long there. About 30 mins max. Then you have seen it all.

Thank annetteds2016
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

These walls start to give one a sense of how important this sleepy little town once was. As you follow them, there are lots of small visual surprises, and you have a sense of gradually moving back into history.

Thank LH M
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Amazing city wall ruins. Very little information is provided on-site so make sure you read up on this extraordinary place to understand that beyond piles of old brick this ancient capital was of great importance through history. Make sure you continue your exploration by visiting...More

Thank KLear99
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Reading Plugger14's review I really had fun. His lovely style of formulating an understatement: "I love old city walls and these look more genuine than some of the rebuilds in other cities". Or he is an art historian and sees more than those who aren't...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

We spent over an hour walking through this place and taking it all in. It helps to have a tour guide. If you have the time you should go. There were some great vendors too.

Thank Boywonder51
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