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Address: Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Half Day City and Temples Tour of Mae Hong Son
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Beautiful Wat by the lake

This is a lovely Wat overlooking Lake Jong Kun. It is lit up of a night and the lights are mirrored in the lake. Great for photos.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
kjones44
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Oberon, Australia

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Oberon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely Wat overlooking Lake Jong Kun. It is lit up of a night and the lights are mirrored in the lake. Great for photos.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and interesting complex of temples in a peaceful setting by the lake. Looks brilliant at night all lit up.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The view of this temple across the lake is the iconic picture of Mae Hong Son and it is magical. If you saw nothing closer, it would be enough. Inside is not exciting. Whilst the much vaunted paintings on glass are beautiful and the elaborate wooden throne impressive, the overall inside of this Shan style temple comes nowhere near the... More 

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Dameron, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My girlfriend and I found ourselves rather bored with what Mae Hong Son has to offer the tourists and this was just another one of the places you are suppose to visit while in MHS - apparently. At the back side of a small lake - more like a pond really. I did enjoy walking through the library/museum located on... More 

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The pagoda is just next of Mae Hong Son lake. The view is amazing for day and night. You can also see the difference between Thailand and Mynamar pagoda style. One of the best thing is Mae Hong Son is changing the type of pagodas because of Shan people. You should definitely visit here because its central and easy access.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Visited here last year...interesting architecture. This year the stupas are under repair, hopefully to the former glory. Still takes a good photo.

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Thank RoryE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

There is a pond in front of the temple. I heard that this temple is the first temple of Mae Hong Son. We were lucky to see fog above the pond in the morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Highly recommended. There's a reason a night market runs 7-days a week in front of this Wat and around the lake at the foot of the Wat in Mae Hong Son. It's a gorgeous backdrop for the daily street food and other vendors to do business. And for the tourist, it's a lovely night walk around the lake for shopping... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

All historical in this area. Traditional style from North / Myanmar are all great in here. Peaceful and silent.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Quite an interesting Wat. Beautiful location next to the lake, but nothing special about the Wat itself. It is quite nice in the evening with all the lights, viewed from across the lake.

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