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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This wat dated back to 1296 and was typical of the architecture of northern Thailand. The sitting buddha was surrounded by smaller buddhas. Around the walls were beautiful colorful scenes of the buddha's story. What was impressive to me was seeing the large elephants appearing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful temple, well worth a visit if you are in the old town... so many temples... but this one is lovely... the gold roof is a feature. I loved the surrounds of this temple too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wat Chiang Man was one of the wats I swung by while walking around the city. Unless you’re a Thai temple enthusiast, there probably isn’t a need to go out of the way to see these. If you’re nearby, they are worth a quick look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a private driver for the day and he took us here. He told us all the history about the temple. It's a very interesting place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Speegal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice temple within the walls of the old Chiang Mai city. It’s main temple is nice to see, and next to it is another one that enshrines two old and famous Buddhas, an emerald Buddha and a crystal Buddha. In the backyard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With its elephant tower and the beautiful surrounding buildings and greenery, I found this to be a most beautiful spot. Getting there early morning was especially relaxing. And you will almost certainly walk past it on your way to restaurants etc if coming from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sean H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is significant to visit, and the one to see besides Doi Sethup - temple on the mountain. Enjoyed our experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dem378
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great facade, one big temple in the middle, then a small one on the right side, then smaller temple on the surroundings. Check photos.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thevacationtrip
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful interior and quiet different with other temples. Statues were very detail and beautifully decorated. This is one of the most famous temples in chiang mai but only few tourist visiting. Peaceful

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank himawanwidyandaru
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I visited this temple several times during my Chiang Mai stay as it is one of the most beautiful (the golden elephant sculpture is incredible). It is free entry (donations requested) and a lot quieter than most of the other temples - serene. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Maria A
15 July 2018|
Response from Steve B |
Ok, I got to the Wat Chiang Man at 6 a.m. Had it to myself. ;-). But did have to contend with a barking big brown dog who disliked my presence. ;-(.