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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We walked the entire way. Quite a hike. Be sure to stop and meditate at the 8th level. If you make it to the ninth level go past the Buddha and the buildings. There are stairs down to the river. Take a lunch and enjoy...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

If you are in the area this Wat is a must; it is a newish Wat but totally different from others we visited. There are some exceedingly interesting Buddhas and a wax figure of a departed monk which was so real that he was spooky....More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Spectacular! Views all round and incredible history of the area. Recommend a visit, not to be missed

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

If you are ever passing through Thaton - then this Wat is a MUST SEE. From the drive up to the top, to the views over the valley and mountains and the Wat itself - all visually stunning. Easy to spend a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank ChiangMaiDiligent
Reviewed 28 January 2014

This wat is on top of a hill overlooking Tha Ton and the river, with a large plain and distant hills . The Myanmar border is on top of a hill about 1 km away. Lovely view, and the inside of the wat is very...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Last time I walked up the hill to Wat Thaton - this time I went up by motorbike. From the top landing o the Wat you have magnificent views over the countryside - on the inside of the Wat you will see some beautiful artefacts...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank rusthomco
Reviewed 1 November 2013

The location o the temple is nice. You have a steadily better view on the surrounding landscape the higher you climb. There are 8 levels with different types of buildings (temple, statues, living areas of monks, meditation hall, etc.). Its worth the visit. Especially the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Norbert S
Reviewed 24 July 2013

The Wat is is not just interesting in itself, but from its location it offers a great view over Thaton and the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Date of experience: June 2013
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