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Wat Chiang Man

Ratchaphakhinai Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“oldest temple” (42 reviews)
“old city” (42 reviews)
Ratchaphakhinai Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

another beautiful temple in Chiang Mai. very much worth a good look around. you need to spend about an hour here

Thank ohjoy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very amazing temple in the heart of city. It has lots of history and the structure is breath taking. A must visit point in Chiang Mai

Thank deniskan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice temple to visit, especially the monument with the elephants. Worth going since it is free :)

Thank izabel_vee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No other Wat in Thailand compares with Wat Jedi Luang in the center of the Old City. Each time that I visit Chiang Mai, I always visit and marvel at the skills of the ancient builders.

Thank warren w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful old Wat is off the beaten path in the old city but I reached it easily by foot from the old gate. It is one of the oldest Wats in Chiang Mai and it has a wonderful Elephant Stupa. You can enter in...More

Thank olivehoover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within the old city walls & the first temple in Chiang Mai. We like to visit Wats early in the morning before the tourist arrive! You'll be able to see the Monks getting ready for the day & taking care of the grounds.

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being the first temple built in Chiangmai in 1297 alone makes this temple worth seeing. It's easy to access and easy to look at so why not take a wander over. Make sure you go with enough time to wander the grounds fully. We did...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful temple architecture featuring elephants. Outside of the temple are several vendors, including one where you can purchase birds to release for luck.

Thank K W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The shrine halls are retty small and typical decoration of a thai temple. But walk around the temple to the back and you will see a very old stupa built by the first king of chiang man. The king's statue is behind it. This stupa...More

Thank wonghuihua
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you are staying in Old City then this wat is in walking distance. It is free to enter and has amazing statues and architecture. I went around 6:30 am and the place was basically empty. :)

Thank Reggie309
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