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Very cool place

Really unique as it is built into the jungle. Very peaceful. Very interesting. Not crowded, which... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jimmyhatt
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Wonderfully different

Not like every other temple in Chiang Mai, this one is worked into the nature. It’s old so not as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
xrayvision
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regina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really unique as it is built into the jungle. Very peaceful. Very interesting. Not crowded, which is a welcome change. There is some walking to do here because it isn’t flat and there’s a lot to see. I do photography and one of my top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not like every other temple in Chiang Mai, this one is worked into the nature. It’s old so not as magnificent as the newer ones but considering the age of it, it is pretty inspiring. When I got dropped off there, I thought I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here today based on the trip advisor ratings but I am not sure what the fuss is about. We have been to numerous temples and these seemed very average and forgettable. There was construction and sandbanks all over the site and not a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AwayfromEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Doi Suthep, Don't miss that temple. It's on the way and is really Worth a visit. Peaceful and really beautiful. It's not finished and are still working on it but it's one of the most amazing place i've been here

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LaureW
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen many Wats during our stay in Thailand, however, Was Pha Lat was truly one of the most outstanding and beautiful temple that we saw. The location on top of the mountain makes it special and worth the trip. One piece of advice,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place after visiting Wat Phra Doi Suthep & the Hmong Village. The songthaew dropped us off at the raodside which is 5 mins walk from the entrance proper. Most of the building, statues and decorations looked aged and many moss covered. One...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bwtripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked the Monk's Trail to Wat Pha Lat and the hike and this temple were our favorite parts of our trip to Thailand. It is peaceful, beautiful, and not a lot of people are around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank egcaki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing temple, nice and quiet scenery. Different than most of Northern Thailand’s temples and a must see, according to us. Let’s hope it will not overload with tourists like Doi Suthep...

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SE_Amsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk the Monks Trail to Wat Pha Lat before continuing the hike to Doi Suthep. The Monks Trail was enjoyable and not to tough. It was very rewarding when arriving to Wat Pha Lat. It is so beautiful and peaceful. I found it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank patrycjabednarz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not all Taxi drivers no where the monk's trail starts so you may need to ask several. It takes about one hour to get to Wat Pha Lat. You can co-ordinate with your taxi driver to be picked up at the Wat. Then continue on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TanujM34
21 August 2018|
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Response from Barbaragailblock | Reviewed this property |
Yes, though I haven't taken it, I saw others come through from the bottom to Wat Pha Lat, who were continuing on up the mountain from there. But they may have gone on by road after Wat Pha Lat. That would always be an... More
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Clicklisa
9 February 2017|
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Response from Dolores186338 | Reviewed this property |
The grounds look down to the East and towards Chiang Mai so the direction that the sun rises. The sun sets behind Doi suthep mountain, which is behind the temple grounds. Both times of day are gorgeous, depending if you want... More
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laurenzakrin
3 April 2016|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
I responded already but I thought I should mention that rabies is a terminal disease and dogs with rabies die within a few days. The disease causes mental deterioration and dogs with rabies are beyond any "pack" behavior... More
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