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Beautiful interior and quiet different with other temples. Statues were very detail and beautifully decorated. This is one of the most famous temples in chiang mai but only few tourist visiting. Peaceful
I visited this temple several times during my Chiang Mai stay as it is one of the most beautiful (the golden elephant sculpture is incredible). It is free entry (donations requested) and a lot quieter than most of the other temples - serene. If you...More
This is one of the three main temples in the old city and I highly recommend it, it is gorgeous. It is located not very far from the other temples (walkable distance) and is very close to shops and restaurants as well, which is a...More
This is one of the top 3 temples within the old city area. Other than Wat Phra Singh & Wat Cheri Luang, the stunning elephant statues gave you a perfect look on the craft of the Thai people. Easy to find and around the area...More
One of the Lanna temples within old city wall. Well preserved and maintained. Elephant statues in the main wall supporting gold chedi top, very unique. It's not a big complex, it's worth a visit since we were already in city wall area.
Wat Chiang Man
Wat Chiang Man is the most beautiful and oldest temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand, having been constructed in 1296 with the foundation of the city itself. It is located in north east corner of the old walled city, about 200 meters from...More
The temple and surroundings are beautiful. The temple is very old. The architecture on the temple is very detailed and hard to believe it’s age. The carved elephants are so well located and breathtaking to imagine them being carved so many hundreds of years ago....More
This is a little walk from Jok Somphet. We really enjoyed the beautifully carved Elephant Chedi. Did not count but there are said to be 15 of these almost live sized carvings - which is the main attraction. Definitely a place to visit when in...More
Wat Chiang Man is the oldest temple in Chiang Mai and goes all the way to the founding of the city in 1296, the first temple of the new city of Chiang Mai. The oldest structure is the chedi surrounded by elephants that seem to...More