We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Wat Jed Yod

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 81 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
City center temple

Nothing special but we were made to feel very welcome at this temple on the street where all the bars are.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
Anne R
,
St. Kitts
Add Photo Write a Review

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 35: English reviews
Wolverhampton, UK
Level Contributor
116 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant, small temple which is nothing special but worth having a look at if you are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Wulfruna
Ko Samui, Thailand
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the temples are very beautiful. Every temple has something unique and different about them. Just remember ladies to have something to cover up as you go in the temple. No shorts, No dresses, no tank tops

Helpful?
Thank Lenkster99
St. Kitts
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nothing special but we were made to feel very welcome at this temple on the street where all the bars are.

Helpful?
Thank Anne R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
940 reviews
801 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

The owner of the Guest House where I stayed in Chiang Rai suggested 7 wats for me to visit in his city. All of them are located around the city center. He wrote their names in Thai so I could show my list to the locals when asking for directions. The first one in my list is this attraction, about.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank LolaGo1
Agra, India
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Its a lovely peaceful place which is juzt a walking distance to bus station. Lovely use of paint. Architecture is simple yet defined. A lot of parking inside. Do find at least 30 minutes free if you plan to visit this place..15 min photography and 15 min do pray:-)

Helpful?
1 Thank AmiBuzz
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

get some answers to your "what"s in this "wat"... see the "jedi"s crosslegged in deep meditation all over the walls... "iodine" for your infected soul, will clean it.... all the way...

Helpful?
Thank TaifungShjazzman
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We wouldn't recommend a special visit, but if you're enjoying the bars on Jet Yod Road then this is an interesting diversion and we certainly felt very welcome. We suggest leaving a donation on the plate at the door.

Helpful?
Thank Olivia N
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stumbled onto this Wat while walking around some of the back streets near the night market and clock tower area. It has one of the largest Buddha statues I've seen. Really interesting ceiling paintings as well.

Helpful?
Thank Jenni L
Vancouver, Washington
Level Contributor
115 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

After seeing so many temples in Thailand they have many similarities. This one was close to where we stayed. It was in good condition and had many visitors to it. It was smaller than some and if in the area add it to your schedule.

Helpful?
Thank JRBailor
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Cool temple, but not very special in my eyes (after visiting dozens of those). The dragons at the entrance make it interesting, but not stunning.

Helpful?
Thank Paul E

Travellers who viewed Wat Jed Yod also viewed

Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai Province
Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai Province
 
Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai Province
Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai Province
 

Been to Wat Jed Yod? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wat Jed Yod staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?