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Wat Umong Suan Puthatham

Wat Umong Suan Puthatham

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 ...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Suan Dok

Wat Suan Dok

The Wat Suan Dok is located on Suthep Road. It was built in the 14th century and houses a 500-year-old bronze Buddha image, one of Thailand's largest metal images.

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Saen Fang

Wat Saen Fang

The Wat Saen Fang is an old temple located in Chiang Mai. The chedi and the ubosot on the west side of the compound is late 19th century Burmese, built during the Burmese occupation of Chiang Mai. The viharn is in the La...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Phuak Hong

Wat Phuak Hong

The Wat Phuak Hong temple has seven round-stepped chedis with 52 niches, built in 1517. The gold-on-red panels on the viharn gable are typical Lanna style.

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

The Wat Phra That Borommathat Doi Suthep is a temple located in Chiang Mai, on the side of Suthep Mountain, some 3,000 feet above sea level. The temple was built in the reign of King Gue-Na in 1383. The 22-metre high tem...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Phra Singh

Wat Phra Singh

Wat Phra Singh was built in the 14th century by King Phayco and was originally called Wat Li Chiang Phra. The buildings that can be seen here today are from the 1800s and have been recently restored. The temple is famed ...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Phan Tao

Wat Phan Tao

The Wat Phan Tao temple was a part of the Wat Chedi Luang. This temple got its name from the "thousand furnaces" that were used to cast images for the Wat Chedi Luang temple.

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Duang Di

Wat Duang Di

The Wat Duang Di is a small temple hidden in a compound shaded by old longan trees. This unusual scripture repository was built in 1829 and decorated with stucco.

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Doi Suthep (Wat Phra That Doi Suthep)

Wat Doi Suthep (Wat Phra That Doi Suthep)

This temple is one of the best known temples in Chiang Mai. The temple can be seen from the city, as it is positioned on Suthep mountain. The temple offers a magnificent view of Chiang Mai down below. Visitors inter...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Wat Chiang Man

Wat Chiang Man

Wat Chiang Man was established by the city's founder, King Mengrai, some 700 years ago. It is relatively small and not on the main tourist routes. There small buildings display typical Northern decor of gold leaf of...

Temples & Other Religious Sites Muang Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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