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Wat Umong Suan Puthatham

Wat Umong Suan Puthatham

Categories: Local Destinations > Temples & Other Religious Sites

Address: Soi Wat U-Mong, Suthep Rd., Suthep, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand See map

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Wat Umong Suan Puthatham, more commonly referred to as Wat Umong, is a 700-year-old forest temple on Suthep Road in Chiang Mai. Wat Umong is a fascinating and unique temple in Chiang Mai, and the temple is home to a School of Pali, Buddhist Museum and the International Buddhist Education and Meditation Centre which has Vipassana Meditation programmes for both Thais and visitors. Perhaps the most interesting feature of Wat Umong is the series of tunnels with meditation cells and a revered Buddha image within.

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    08:30 to 16:00

Map

  • Address

    Soi Wat U-Mong, Suthep Rd., Suthep, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 5327 7248 

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