Wat Nam Hoo
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Agkarajit
Chiang Mai, Thailand1,424 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Friends
Located northeast of Pai center, this temple housed a pagoda where the relics of King Naresuan’s sister are kept. Furthermore, there is also an important Buddha statue called “Luang Por Aun Ruan” in the main praying hall.
Written January 30, 2018
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meemo aly
88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Family
If you are a historical fan, than you would love this 400 hundred year temple which hold a beautiful yet tragic story about the Thai Princess Supankalaya. You can even light up incense at her burial which i was told by the local as the princess died in burma, the people were only able get hold of some of her hair and bones. I would recommend this to anyone who love history as much as i do.
Written January 13, 2017
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Sean B
London, UK200 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Solo
This temple is very beautiful, from the second you arrive you can feel that there is a very relaxed atmosphere, just walking around and you feel yourself start to relax, I found the pond to be the most relaxing to me and there was a large number of fish
Written June 13, 2015
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Danny S
Ramat Gan, Israel989 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2015 • Couples
Like many wats, there is a story, there is also a small pond related to the story, but nothing special. If it's on your way, while in Pai- stop here for a short visit.
Written April 25, 2015
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Wild X
Pai, Thailand25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2014 • Friends
The wat is dedicated to the memory of a famous Thai princess, so if the romantic history of Thailand, and the magic and legends that come from it interest and intrigue you, go here, but ask the locals questions first. This Wat has an amazing history.
Written December 21, 2014
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Travels_PnT
Bangkok, Thailand14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2014 • Couples
The lady sitting in front of the temple who collects the merit when you intend to enter inside with a set of incense sticks and flowers to show respect to the Bhudda was a scam. She insisted on telling me that this temple has no place to light up our incense sticks. This is a temple and I found this hard to believe what she said. Later an old man told me that I could light the incense sticks behind the building. He was kind and friendly and I thanked him for letting me know. Later I saw that same lady taking sets of flowers and incense sticks visitors put them on the plate showing respect to the Bhudda and sell them again. I guess she has been doing this for ages. I found it very disappointing and slacked. However we thought that the surrounding was lovely and well looked after. We walked around a bit and took a few photos, and then continued our journey.
Written January 18, 2014
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tourmerngtai
Chiang Mai, Thailand204 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2013 • Couples
A significant temple which contains a sacred Buddhist image. Behind the main monastery is a significant stupa of the Black King's sister.
Written October 9, 2013
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Jeep
1,416 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
Legend has it that the temple was built at the wish of King Naresuan the Great for his sister, Suphankanlaya. The ashes of the cremated dead and hair of Princess Suphankanlaya were kept in the golden pagoda behind the temple. Also, inside the temple hall lies a sacred Chiang Saen-style Buddha image called “Un Mueang”. The head of the image is hollow and contains holy water as the name of the temple suggests.
Written December 20, 2023
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Chuck B
Steilacoom, WA831 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Wats are as common as dogs, so they are hard to get excited about. Nam Hoo has ordinary enough architecture and too many tourists. It does have some history, a wide-open spacious feel and a cute mini-lake which makes it a relaxing place to hang out and not boring. So I will edge it up to four stars.
Written November 10, 2019
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Robin C
Cheshire, UK4,432 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Solo
This temple is average but it has a nice duckpond at the front which is where you can get a good photo. The small shrine next to the pond and the stone elephant at the entrance are other photos you can take. I went there by hired bicycle on my way to the viewpoint and the Chinese Village. There is also a Thai Yai Village fifty meters away although unless you have never seen houses on stilts before it is not remarkable, and the buildings are modern although in traditional style.There is a Yunan Village 1 km further along the road going uphill, then a Lisu Village 1.2 km away and Mor Pang Waterfall 2 km away. The road after this gets progressively steeper so if you are on a bicycle or motorbike make sure you have good brakes coming downhill afterwards especially if it has been raining.On a bicycle you can cruise along on the way back not needing to use the pedals for about 7 km on the way back into town, as this road is a continuation of Walking Street.On the way to this temple and all the other villages you will pass by Pai Hospital on your left side and shortly after there is a nice stretch of road going gently uphill with paddy fields on the left side. There is a small Thai style restaurant shack run by a young Thai lady and a grandmother in the paddyfield where you can get an ice tea or ice coffee for 20 baht or somtam,lab gai, or lab moo if you are hungry for about 50 baht. You can also get nice photos of the mountain scenery from that restaurant.
Written September 9, 2018
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