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Wat Pan Tao

Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 814 689
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Unique.

This teak temple, once a palace, is a must-see – different from the other wats and absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DCDolcevita
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Washington, DC
Beautiful Wooden Temple

This is a lovely old wooden building with just a little gold leaf around the main door and windows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ivyCharlotte4
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 53 814 689
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"free entrance"
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"young monks"
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"main hall"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This teak temple, once a palace, is a must-see – different from the other wats and absolutely beautiful! Don’t miss the view of the golden chedi from the bamboo steps around back. Right next to Wat Chedi Luang so you can see them both in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely old wooden building with just a little gold leaf around the main door and windows otherwise natural wood. Inside it’s very simple with a large sitting Bhuda. It’s simplicity made it special there was a peaceful atmosphere here where people could...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Also while walking and exploring the city on our first day we came across this Wat and really like it. Also had wraps and scarfs to use to dress correctly. Lovely wooden architecture and calmness around it. We got there about 9 in the morning...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not miss this beautiful temple made of carving wood. Dress properly and enjoy the place. Around 25 min. is good enough for those who are just inloved of this asia's city style.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wat Phan Tao was originally a palace for one of the Kings of Chiang mai. The magnificent teak structure dates back to the 14th century. The name means "temple of a thousand kilns" and it was most likely used to cast Buddha statues. It is...More

Thank Ian L
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

This is a lovely example of a Lana temple in the heart of old Chiang Mai. Fascinating architecture and a very impressive Buddha. Monks were on hand if you had any questions

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The whole temple made of wood that used to be City Hall of the old city. Very beautiful and peaceful

Thank BangkokGolfie
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Also known as Wat Phantao, this small Buddhist temple complex has a lot to offer. The main hall is a magnificent wooden structure partially gilded in brilliant gold. The grounds are unique as they contain a meandering stream (man-made) set amidst dense, tropical, colorful foliage....More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Unusual wooden temple with sort of a rustic look to it. We visited on Sunday during the walking Street Market and enjoyed a bowl of khao soy (a local noodles soup delicacy) here.

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

A very unique teak temple that showcases beautiful workmanship inside and out. It is easy to find as it is in the central, sometimes can be busy with tour groups and other visitors but worth the visit.

Thank Eszter T
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July 9, 2017|
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Response from xplorermind | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea because I visited this place during the day time. But based on the information obtained during my visit, the lights are lighter everyday. The validity of the fact am not sure
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