Architectural Buildings in Chiang Mai

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Architectural Buildings in Chiang Mai

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  • Jeff D
    Alpine, WY102 contributions
    The grounds were very nice. It was very nice to travel around and see the ruins it is well-maintained and there was so much history
    Written December 1, 2022
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  • CKF
    CT2,197 contributions
    Wat Mahawan is a lovely wat with all the typical temple features. However, it is the white stupa behind that steals the show! Glistening in the sun, a beautiful contrast to the red brick of the wat. I would go out of my way to see this stupa again.

    Enjoy!
    Written January 23, 2020
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  • worldnomad_01
    Los Angeles, CA1,598 contributions
    Built at the end of the 13th century, it is the oldest temple in town, is quiet, pleasant and interesting mostly because of its stupa with elephant heads.
    Written June 5, 2022
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  • Alex P
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    Mainly noted for its unusual chedi this temple is a hidden gem. If you like temples I would recommend making a trip here for the main buddah as well. It is Burmese style and fabulously adorned with jewels. Makes a pleasant change from the typical gold Thai buddah. Very quiet and peaceful. We discovered it as it was around the corner from our hotel the Grand Wipperan and we returned as often as we could.
    Written January 25, 2022
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  • melkeet
    Ipoh, Malaysia1,361 contributions
    Bhubing Palace is a royal winter residence built to accommodate the royal family during their visits to Chiang Mai. We reached here, as part of a taxi tour of Wat Doi Suthep, and other temples on the west of the Chiang Mai Old Town. It is about 6km from Wat Doi Suthep. Entry to the place is by purchase of a ticket priced at 50Baht. You must be properly attired, shoulders covered and with long pants, or you may be given a pants to cover up before entry to the compound.
    There are a number of buildings here. There is a log cabin which is the seasonal residence of the royal princess, a eucalyptus wood log cabin which is the seasonal residence of crown prince, a two storey royal Guesthouse, a teak wood pavilion, a fern garden, and a water reservoir. The gardens with various flowering plants, including roses are well landscaped, well maintained, clean quiet and peaceful away from noise. There are sign boards explaining the various buildings here. We were there in the morning, and the weather was pleasant due to the elevation and the surroundings. We spent about one and a half hours, here to look around and capture some pictures. Our visit here was worthwhile.
    Written December 30, 2020
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  • Thanh H
    Anaheim, CA110 contributions
    Went to Toey Dim sum but it was too early and it wasn't open for business, We walked to Wat Si Don Chai for a visit.
    Wat Si Don Chai is another big temple in the area, it housed in a large block of land with number buildings surrounding the main temple, its structure is quite beautiful with ornament decorated on its roof. Inside the main temple is similar set up to other temples in Chiang Mai, except the statue of its venerable sitting on a chair, first of all we thought he was a real person and alive, after few minutes we found out it is the statue. Cheese!!! amazing how they created a statue like a live person at first seen.
    The Wat Si Don Chai is on maintenance while we were there,.Definitely once it finished, The temple will have more beautiful look and could be very busy by the coming Songkran Festival in Mid April.
    Written March 20, 2020
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  • Ritu V
    New Delhi, India358 contributions
    The entry in this building is not permitted . But the building of the temple is really attractive . it is completely red in color.
    Written February 28, 2017
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  • Amanda P
    1 contribution
    A fantastic experience and a fantastic massage. Really inspirational that the time and effort is taken to rehabilitate and offer vocational training to these ladies.
    Written November 4, 2022
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