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Lots of interesting things found in the nooks

This temple has the main temple that everyone goes to, but it also has many random things hidden in... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
monsternina
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Bangkok, Thailand
Beautiful, under the radar Wat

This wat is well-preserved and holds much history close to the local's hearts. It is under the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Karina C
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This temple has the main temple that everyone goes to, but it also has many random things hidden in plain site. There is this small hut that only men are allowed in to see the reflection of the sun. There is a small museum filled...More

Thank monsternina
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This wat is well-preserved and holds much history close to the local's hearts. It is under the radar so you will not be swarmed by tourists and is very well-maintained. If you're looking to experience an authentic thai temple, this is it!

Thank Karina C
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A most very beautiful temple and makes you feel at peace. An easy walk around with many statues and amazing gold covered buildings

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This temple is near Wat Nang Liao ( which has legend about the emerald buddha originated from watermelon). This temple was also place where the most sacred thailand emerald buddha sit for decades before sitting in now Bangkok, the temple complex is very serene with...More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This Burmese style temple is situated a couple of kilometres from the centre of town. It feels like quite a long walk if you go by foot both ways in this sticky, hot weather. When we got there, we found that this was a rather...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is the Myanmar art style with the cupid on the ceiling.It's one of the recommended place to visit in Lampang.You can take a bicycle to visit this place and others nearby.

Thank Breathing2010
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

A typical Burmese style temple decorated by colour mirrors. According to our guide, the architect has been to Europe and he had decorated the platform with European statutes. There is a massive sleeping boudda in one of the halls. The sign is also marked in...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This wat has a good story to tell and is in great shape. You will need to study, or have a guide to best appreciate the sight. But, let me caution you, that there will be a fatigue point for you in Thailand seeing wats....More

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This temple gets much accolade as once a resting place for the Emerald Buddha. Put aside this claim to game and it is at best an average temple for Lampang and Thailand generally. As others say it has a huge and magnificent gold topped chedi...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

On our trip to Chang Mai, we did a temple tour. We enjoyed Wat Phra Kaeo Don Tao, all the temples were beautiful and very clean. We took many beautiful pictures.

Thank JennO24
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