This is another nice temple in Chiangmai. Northern style grand hall with big golden chedi surrounded by small white chedi. Very peaceful.
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The temple is on Suthep Road. This is a holy place that have many bones of who founded Chiang Mai city. The pagodas are white and lined up by small titans. The tourist should be dress up appropriately.
It is one of my favorite temples, good for relax and meditation. Makes my day with inner purification. Nice golden jetiya and white colors of stupa in Lanna style. Location is there, right in town and very convenience.
We made a quick trip here to see this architecturally pleasing temple which is also a place where monks live and study. We hired a guide who told us about the royal stupas here and showed us through the ornately painted buildings. A good short...More
Beautiful temple just outside of Old City. If you are coming back from Doi Suthep, you could do Wat Umong and Wat Suan Dok since it's along the way. The temple itself is nothing to shout about, but the white stupa behind is something unique.
After seeing so many temples in Asia, I have found it difficult to keep them all straight! We had a local guide take us and one other couple around to many in the Chiang Mai area. It has one gold and many whitewashed chedis, ornate...More
The dhamma hall is colorfully decorated and there are young novice monks here who live and study the dhamma. It is part of thai tradition. The many white stupas in the backyard belong to that of a royal family.
I loved my time here.. Little bit out of town i arrived by bike.. I had the temple by myself.. Nice pictures... Peace and quiet.. Such a lovely views and photo opportunities.. Nice area with a lot markets and food stalls nearby..
Wat Suan Dok is made up of a large golden stupa surrounded by numerous smaller white stupa together with many Khmer style temples which were a cemetery for the Royal Family when Northern Thailand had its own kingdom. This is still a working temple with...More