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Address: 135 Moo 10 | Suthep Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 53 810 965
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This unique 14th-century temple is built into the side of Suthep mountain...

This unique 14th-century temple is built into the side of Suthep mountain and is constructed of a series of tunnels.

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so worth the trip uphill

Went here as part of a countryside bike tour and it was so incredibly special to see an active forest wat. The monks were chanting around 5pm and I spent a good hour just roaming... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Alaro, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice temple to visit but not a disaster if you miss it. Had expected more from it. The gardens are nicer than the temple itself. It looked a bit fake with all the little golden buddhas in the little triangles.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here as part of a countryside bike tour and it was so incredibly special to see an active forest wat. The monks were chanting around 5pm and I spent a good hour just roaming around and sitting and meditating.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This forested wat is just a short walk from Wattana Art Gallery. In half a day, you can visit both quickly, or take a full day at leisurely pace. From the main road, you turn into a lane lined with greenery, and you walk in the shade to this wat which seems to have everything conveniently packed for a visitor.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

...but then again, I am not really a Wat aficionado. The tunnels were a different presentation, but that was all that stood out to me.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is a bit further out of town by about 10 minutes but well worth the effort. It is an ancient Chedi surrounded by tunnels. Just to the northeast is a magnificent collection of Buddha fragments dating back to 1450 AD. It's all located in a cool and shady forest.

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Perth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wat Umong sits at the edge of town amid a forest. It's beautiful and very peaceful. Covering a fairly large area - but not onerously so - it is easy to wander through the Temple and the grounds.

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Perth, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fascinated by the brochure description of the Wat so we boarded a red truck and went to see for ourselves. As is so often the case the reality surpassed the written. At the edge of the city where streets and houses met trees and ponds a small gate lead to a winding road drawing us into the peace... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite temples in Chiang Mai. The tunnels are beautiful and unique and it's always fun to feed the fishes and birds. The entire temple complex exudes serenity that you simply don't get at the more touristed temples.

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Birzai, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so excited about this temple when I was looking at the pics on internet. We went there by car in the afternoon, parked the car and walked some 2-3 minutes to reach the temple. I was expecting many labyrinths but there were just a few and not so interesting like in the pics I've previously seen. Anyway it... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this temple because it had a meditation retreat feel to it. we got blessed by the monk and did the water ritual. our guide instructed us on what to do since we had no idea. we got pigeon food and if you put the food in your hands and hold your arms out, the pigeons sit on your... More 

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