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Morning walk...

Very peaceful Wat in the Burmese style. It is located North of the wall & seems to be a working... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Flint, Texas
A nice quiet Wat

A nice old wat close to the north east corner of the moat. Well worth the short walk from the Sri... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Dean S
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Very peaceful Wat in the Burmese style. It is located North of the wall & seems to be a working Wat, Monks living there & a school on the grounds. There is also a morning market & at least 2 other Wats that you can...More

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Chiang Mai’s Shan community began migrating to the city in the mid-19th century. They occupied the area opposite the northeast corner of the old town. One high-ranking Shan lady, Mom Bua Lai, became the consort of Lanna’s King and in1883 sponsored the construction of Wat...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A nice old wat close to the north east corner of the moat. Well worth the short walk from the Sri Phum wall on the moat. The grounds of the wat are quiet and I didn't see any tourists here.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 18 January 2018

If you have already seen the main temples in Chiang Mai, you can check out this old Burmese temple if you are not templed out. There's some lovely old architecture and the place is peaceful. You can be sure that there won't be many tourists....More

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 12 August 2017

a very old temple built with black volcano rock. very unique and the architecture and the design is amazing. worth the visit.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Wat Pa Pao looks like a temple that time forgot. It is slightly unusual as most of the buildings and pagoda have been left to the elements giving a curiously weathered and decayed appearance and the thick vegetation does not seem to have been much...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wat Pa Pao is a Burmese style temple and was built by Thai Yai (Shan) who had come to Chiang Mai to workwith the British in the logging industry and wanted their own style of Buddhist place of worship ... Wat Pa Pao is the...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wat Pa Pao is on one of the main busy roads on the moat in chiang Mai. One will recognize this temple due to the wooden rower on the front gate.. It is unique for the downtown area in Chiang Mai. It is a small...More

Thank Peter J
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