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Wat Chiang Man

Ratchaphakhinai Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“oldest temple” (54 reviews)
“old city” (48 reviews)
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Ratchaphakhinai Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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"oldest temple"
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"old city"
in 48 reviews
"elephant carvings"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful temple"
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"buddha images"
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"main temple"
in 14 reviews
"great history"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"small temple"
in 7 reviews
"temple tour"
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"chedi luang"
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"tuk tuk"
in 6 reviews
"visiting chiang mai"
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"architecture"
in 20 reviews
"elephants"
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"mengrai"
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is distinguished by the structure with lots of elephants on the ground of the stupa, very impressive building and also there are smaller temple pavilions around.

Thank cirque
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was told by my tour guide that this is oldest temple in the city built probably in 13th century. The architecture of the building was worth admiring. The temple seemed to be maintained very well. In comparison to the other temples this one stands...More

Thank nkTravellingSoul
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wat Chiang Man (Thai: วัดเชียงมั่น) is the oldest Buddhist temple inside the old city. Although construction was ordered by King Mangrai in the late 1200's in his "new" capital city, more buildings were added in later centuries so the temple complex reflects various architectural styles...More

Thank hrs314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this one should be on your list among many beautiful temples in chiang Mai. Well preserved artifact.

Thank DerrickBrook
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can spend quite some time here just admiring this temple and soaking up the atmosphere. Take your time as there is so much to see. Do be mindful that there are quite a large number of crooked tuk tuk drivers out the front waiting...More

Thank KHillery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful well kept pagoda besides a tempel. Worth seeing when you pass thrre in the old city. It is only a 15 minutes stop at the max.

Thank eric v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far IMO one of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in the whole of Thailand. The people in the area are super helpful and willing to show you around. Great if you have a few hours to spare to go exploring.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the temples on my list but i chanced upon it while looking for a place to eat and stay. it's located within the old walls. excellent place for a quick visit and photos for memories

Thank joshua_seth_liew
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit! Beautiful grounds and intricate sculptures and adornments on the temples and surrounding buildings. Very peaceful and quiet.

1  Thank Nadine_Sher_0
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A lovely hidden gem within Chiang Mai. Very unique, we had not seen any temples like this one nor did we see any like it for the remainder of our trip around the continent. Because it is quite hidden away the grounds were very quiet...More

Thank Fifitrixiebell95
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