Wat Chiang Man
Wat Chiang Man
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Yann Renaud
Switzerland811 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
A nice temple, currently under reconstruction. The place is nice and, as many temples in this region, really impressive.
Written 25 January 2024
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Aleksandra M
Warsaw, Poland89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Beautiful complex with temples, one of which with amazing elephant figures. The green and very well-cared-for surrounding makes this place really nice to stay and sit for a while, rest, and enjoy the view.
Written 28 December 2023
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Hong Kong, China4,601 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
…and the oldest too apparently. The relatively intact stupa behind the main building is particularly impressive with elephants all around an a golden spire.
Written 27 October 2023
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China14,548 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
The oldest temple in Chiang Mai is a well-maintained showcase of Lanna architecture. The chedi, adorned with stone-carved elephants, is impressive at first sight. The main temple complex is grand and ornate. It is a serene place as if time never passes. Free admission.
Written 21 September 2023
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worldnomad_01
Los Angeles, CA1,634 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Built at the end of the 13th century, it is the oldest temple in town, is quiet, pleasant and interesting mostly because of its stupa with elephant heads.
Written 5 June 2022
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Phi Somchai
Bangkok, Thailand3,795 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Family
One of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai. The highlights here are the 1800 years old Crystal buddha and three 2500 years old marble buddha. They are housed in the small temple on the right side of the compound. They are rather small and you will have to pay attention to the displays or else you will miss them.
Written 9 May 2022
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Abovetheclouds
2,490 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Solo
I wasn't planning on coming to this Wat until I learnt that it was the oldest in Chiang Mai. So glad I did. Very beautiful. Loved walking around the various parts, taking it all in and learning. A must! Located in the old city.
Written 30 December 2021
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melkeet
Ipoh, Malaysia1,364 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Wat Chiang Man is the oldest Buddhist temple inside the old city. We walked to this place after a visit to Wat Lanchang 200 meters away. Entrance was free and the place was not crowded at 11 am when we arrived.

There are two wihans here. The main wihan, which is the larger of the two, houses an altar surrounded by Buddha statues. The new wihan which is the smaller of the two, houses the crystal Buddha and the Phra Sila (marble Buddha). The interior are beautiful, with murals and paintings. The exterior of both the wihans are a pleasant sight, especially on the sides. The other buildings here, includes the ubosot and the elephant chedi which are the oldest construction within the temple complex.

There are many great photo opportunities here. The weather tends to be hot, therefore best to carry a hat, sunblock and water with you. Alternatively, if you have ample time, then, going early morning or late afternoon may be an option. We spent about one and a half hour here, to look around and capture some pictures. This place is a ‘must visit’ in Chiang Mai.
Written 25 December 2020
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Grace T
Manchester, UK131 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Definitely a must-see whilst in Chiang Mai. Quite easy to get to and there are loads of Tuk Tuks around there if you prefer travelling around the temple (and maybe the rest of the city) with a guide!
Written 4 September 2020
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Ingeborg56
Oslo, Norway2,428 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
A small wat, but there is a very nice stupa with elephant heads on it which is well preserved. It was very quiet there the late afternoon when we visited.
Written 15 August 2020
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