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mosern showcase of classic temple art

This is a little-known but very beautiful temple compound in Lamphun’s suburbs north of the moat... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Probably the most beautifull temple I have seen in Southeast Asia! And there was not 1 tourist... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Rockaway, New Jersey
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7 Jun 2018
“mosern showcase of classic temple art”
5 Feb 2018
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113 Sun Pa Yang Road,Nai Muang, Lamphun 51000, Thailand
+66 53 563 777
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a little-known but very beautiful temple compound in Lamphun’s suburbs north of the moat enclosing the old town. It was originally the site of the first Buddhist temple in northern Thailand, dating from 541, long before the old city’s foundation. Queen Chamathewi is...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Probably the most beautifull temple I have seen in Southeast Asia! And there was not 1 tourist there.

Thank migueljuanita
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I have visited many temples in Thailand, but this is one of the most beautiful. It is the oldest in Lamphun, dating back to about 1000 years ago. The chedi goes back to the 9 hundreds. Like many, when you go by, your missing the...More

Thank JamHam
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend to go on January because of the cold weather. People inside are nice to giude. There are few spot for photograph too

Thank skwenw
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the most beautiful temple (amongst a great many) we have ever visited in Thailand, certainly in the top 3. Despite this, it garners little attention from travel guides. The elegant 5-tiered roof of the viharn is lavishly decorated in gold and the multitude of...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

When you first walk into the temple grounds it is like being confronted by a prize winning wedding cake at an annual agricultural show. There is SO much going on you tend to wander off in all directions until you realise you need to pick...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I met this place by chance entering to Lamphun from Chiang May by car. Wat is so wonderful. There are many images decorated as white biscuit. It is very amazing view. The area is not too big. It is possible to see detailed all sculptures....More

Thank ti150109
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The decoration at this temple is out of this world. In the intricate details simply leave you in awe. This is not a temple that many tourist see. But it is certainly a temple more people would enjoy visiting.

1  Thank William T
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This wat doesn't have as many recommendations in guidebooks because Lamphun isn't a tourist hotspot. But it isn't far from Chiangmai and incorporates multi headed serpents in ways not usually seen in the major cities. The rooflines of the temple are beautiful. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Layne O
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

I stumbled onto this one driving back streets in Lamphun. There are way more beautiful temples down here than TA has listed. This one didn't even show up under near me now when I was standing there! Go figure. Anyway, this really is my favorite...More

Thank Iratdog
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