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Wat Chong Kham

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Address: Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Half Day City and Temples Tour of Mae Hong Son
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Temple beside the lake

Beautiful temple beside the lake. At night, they lit the lights around the temple. Very serene view beside the lake.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful temple beside the lake. At night, they lit the lights around the temple. Very serene view beside the lake.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These multi level roofing, Shan style Burmese temple is symbol of Mae Hong Song (MHS) situated in the city centre. Though the more prominent view is the white chedi of Wat Chong Klang which are in same temple site. Build by the first ruler of MHS, Pharaya Singharat Racha and Chao Nae Nang mia. This two Wat assembly halls were... More 

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of three historic wats located along the small lake in "downtown" Mae Hongson. Beautiful day or night. A treasure for those interested in historic architecture.

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Oberon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a lovely Wat overlooking Lake Jong Kun. It is lit up of a night and the lights are mirrored in the lake. Great for photos.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Beautiful and interesting complex of temples in a peaceful setting by the lake. Looks brilliant at night all lit up.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The view of this temple across the lake is the iconic picture of Mae Hong Son and it is magical. If you saw nothing closer, it would be enough. Inside is not exciting. Whilst the much vaunted paintings on glass are beautiful and the elaborate wooden throne impressive, the overall inside of this Shan style temple comes nowhere near the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My girlfriend and I found ourselves rather bored with what Mae Hong Son has to offer the tourists and this was just another one of the places you are suppose to visit while in MHS - apparently. At the back side of a small lake - more like a pond really. I did enjoy walking through the library/museum located on... More 

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The pagoda is just next of Mae Hong Son lake. The view is amazing for day and night. You can also see the difference between Thailand and Mynamar pagoda style. One of the best thing is Mae Hong Son is changing the type of pagodas because of Shan people. You should definitely visit here because its central and easy access.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Visited here last year...interesting architecture. This year the stupas are under repair, hopefully to the former glory. Still takes a good photo.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

There is a pond in front of the temple. I heard that this temple is the first temple of Mae Hong Son. We were lucky to see fog above the pond in the morning.

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