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Ganesha The Lord !!

Ganesha is the Oldest god in Hindu Culture, son of God Shiva and Parvati, according to Hindu... read more

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Chandigarh, India
Well worth a visit

We didn't know what to expect, but were very pleasantly surprised. This place is more of a shrine... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
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Moo 10, 35th kilometer stone of Chiang Mai-Hod Road | Yang Kram Sub-district, Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai 50160, Thailand
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Reviewed today

Ganesha is the Oldest god in Hindu Culture, son of God Shiva and Parvati, according to Hindu methodology, and the same thing feels in here in Thailand, that they just same as us.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Samual20
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Utter fake plastic statues, in irrelevant obscure location. Waste of time and money getting there. This is NOT a museum. Thai language only AVOID

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Alex L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We didn't know what to expect, but were very pleasantly surprised. This place is more of a shrine than a museum, and when we visited the other people there were locals paying their devotions to Ganesh, who is respected in Bhuddism, we believe. This reminded...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The chap who established this museum has been collecting Ganesh for 41 years and he spends his life travelling and lecturing about Ganesh. Such a surprise that such a rich and wonderful experience is free.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tes108
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We made the mistake of only spending about 1 hour here. That's not long enough to really appreciate all the stellar art they have here. I'd recommend at least 2-3 hours. As a cultural Hindu, it was fascinating to see interpretations of Ganesh (and other...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a holy place very beautiful arts and fill you up energy. I'm the person who usually pray for Ganesh. This place is the greatest I ever seen in Chiangmai. The museum located in Doi lo area. Take 50 minutes driving from town....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very interesting for visit place. It will take you 30 minutes by car from Chiang Mai. There are not a lot of tourists. Mostly local Thai people from Chiang Mai and other places. Entry - free. Very good and interesting museum of LORD GANESHA.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kazmaxx
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Tired of Buddhist temples ? Then the Ganesh museum is a refreshing alternative. Approximately one hour South-West of Chiang Mai on Route 108 near Doi Lo. Here one will find amazing Thai/Indian architecture, history and culture. A photographer's paradise. Don't forget to get a picture...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 633JackM
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Advertised mostly as a “Ganesh Museum,“ this establishment is also a mixture of temple buildings and, an ashram, and was obviously founded by a devotee of Lord Ganesh. There are more impressive images of Ganesh than ever I saw in India. There appears to be...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Ritthichai
Reviewed 10 November 2016

What at first appears to be an ordinary, quiet, rural temple, albeit dedicated to Ganesh, turns out to be an unexpectedly,varied and pleasant experience. It is large and some of the buildings are still under construction. The few waxworks are of a similar standard to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Exactly how do I get there from Chiang Mai using public transportation (sorry the question mark on this keyboard is not working). The nearby World's Largest Wooden Ganesh Statue on Suthep Road people have told me that they are having their Ganesh Birthday festival on the 15th through the 18th, and I would very much like to go. I would like to take several Hindu CMU university students from Bangladesh also. We don't have vehicles and we don't speak much Thai, so how can we go cheaply? Also, is there any place to stay near the festival or maybe any provision for people to sleep on the floor somewhere near the temple? Will be the festival activities be daytime or evening hours? I am American, have lived 3 years in Chiang Mai , know every place in the city like a guide and have visited many surrounding places, but this one sounds really, really difficult to get to as it is supposedly 5 km off the nearest junction!
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Response from thaitravellers | Reviewed this property |
Hello ,,, There is no public transport to this Ganesha museum, it would be extremely difficult , as it's very far from the main road , then rural country road.. you need a driver and car ,, it is in a rural area,, it's... More