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always a nice place to visit

Was always on my list if I am there. Try going all the way up when you are at wat thamphajoen. A very nice view and you wont be disappointed for the climbing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2015
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Poznan, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here as a part of an organized tour, the temple itself (and the surrondings) are tacky and cheap even, but the view makes up for it. Not sure if you should go there only to see it, the surroundings are busy and traffic is crazy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is an beutiful attraction, The area is large , Walking around inside temple area and outside down the stairs to market shops. The view from main temple area when you walk up the stairs you oversee Burma Laos Thailand -Is tremendouse beautiful

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We came here to view the landscape of the northeast territorial border of Thailand, across the bridge, the river is Burmese. You could find the traffic there is busy. And there are good policy for locals to trade and transport between the area around.

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Germany, close to Frankfurt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We have been at Doi Wao as part of a booked tour. Not much too see here, not worth to spend much effort/money to come here. It's a buddist temple with some hindu parts (Elephant God) and a kitschy scorpion statue

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Was always on my list if I am there. Try going all the way up when you are at wat thamphajoen. A very nice view and you wont be disappointed for the climbing.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

There are not so many interesting places to see around this border town, so this temple on a top of a hill stands up above all in terms of altitude and interest. After walking up for around 5 minutes, you will be rewarded with a good view over town itself and neighboring Burma. Apart from vistas, there is a temple... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

A really touristy yet nice temple complex at the top of a hill, easily accessible from the main road. Motor cycle taxis will take you up if the number of steps is too daunting. The Scorpion statue at the top has been there for ever, and is surrounded by an increasing number of other statues, temples and rooms. A great... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

The temples are neat, decorated and ornamented. The temples are situated on the mountain that offers great views of the Myanmar-Thailand border towns. The urban growth has almost mixed and hard to differentiate where the actual border lies, from the top. It also offers great views of Pagodas in the mountain on Myanmar side, the golden Shwe-dagon like pagoda and... More 

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Madelia, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I took the stairs up and it was beautiful up there. The sun was just setting and everything looked golden :) great view over to Myanmar!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

This is worth a visit, also known as the Scorpian Temple, as there is a giant statue of a Scorpian . The steps up are very steep but there is always willing scooter drivers to whisk you up the very steep hill for 20baht. Worth the effort to look down upon Myanmar and the border crossing

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