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Wat Chiang Man
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

This would be yet another temple in Chiang Mai to have a look around. Figure 10 to 15 minutes at the most to snap some pictures - unless you plan on meditating...

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Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

What I love about staying inside the old city is that your aimless walking leads you to treasures like this one. My friend and I took an easy day, and on our walk back to the hotel (in NE part inside the moat) after an afternoon of spa treatment, stumbled into Wat Chiang Man. A little bit more grandiose than the nearby Wat Lam Chang, it houses two Buddhist treasures (prah sila and prah satang man). The red and gold stencil murals were fantastic in the evening light. I saw some couples meditating inside the smaller complex that housed the Buddhist treasures... Seems like a nice refuge from the usual. Free entrance, but donation encouraged.

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Reviewed January 16, 2014

In general, it has a very unique piece of architecture: exotic in style, smaller in size than I imagined, and full of details in its design. The whole of the temple locates on the side of the main road. But the little pagoda is tucked in the back of the garden and may not be spotted outside the garden. Make sure you don't miss it.

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Reviewed January 13, 2014

The complex is more or less the same as any other Thai temple complex. Maybe it's the light, but the color glass on the walls of the buildings seemed more plentiful, colorful, and shiny. But the garden and the central building with statues of elephants around it are worth the visit. From some places, the combination of these two gives an impression of a temple in the jungle. Overall, a lovely temple.

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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Maybe I was tired, hot, and jet-lagged, but I wasn't as interested at this temple as many of the others. If you have time, stop by or you are incredibly interested in seeing lots of temples, then by all means see this one. It is the oldest temple in chiang mai and there is a lot of history and ritual going on here. I recommend researching the area before arriving or bringing a tour guide to fully understand. If you only have time to visit one, I recommend visiting Wat Chedi Luang. Also, it may be worth mentioning, depending on what you're looking for, this temple seemed to have less tourists and more worshipers, so take that how you would like. Lots of stray dogs in the area, but I wouldn't let your children touch them, the locals tell me that many are carrying disease.

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