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Reviewed 31 July 2019

Ancient city with wreckage of temples to pagoda. Not much to see but the sourrounding was great. Good to take a ride on bicycle or horse carriage for a relaxning afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank J_Patterson_Houston
Reviewed 21 April 2019

We visited Wiang Kum Kam, our first stop of a circular cycle tour from Chiang Mai. A lovely restful area full of local colour with an interesting history attached.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnneDickie
Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

So, at first we thought "may be a bit blah" but actually was quite interesting to reflect on how fact becomes legends and then disappear into thin air until one day the veil lifts and the legend becomes fact once again. The horse and carriage...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 908cheried
Reviewed 28 March 2019

Waing Kum Kam is the site of an ancient city which was the capital before Chiang Mai. It was abandoned many years ago due to flooding as it was too close to the River. In my opinion, the fascinating thing to do is to explore...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Timmy_Hughes
Reviewed 19 March 2019

The historic capital that was abandoned due to flooding, it covers a huge area with multiple wats, chedas and civil buildings. Most are only foundations now yet they still hold the imagination with what once was. Very well kept with information panels by each of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

Is a beautiful old town.Has an interesting history.But the place has a lot of damage.Studied new knowledge.Hot weather at noon.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank asiaauksarapuk
Reviewed 30 January 2019

This attraction is definitely worth a visit. The ruins of an ancient city that was buried and forgotten until fairly recently. You will want to bike or ride a horse drawn cart to get around the complex easily.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 19 January 2019

...... you are interested in archaeology and Thai history particularly, or want break from bright glossy temples. Otherwise its probably not for you. Situated some 6Km south - east of present Chaing Mai city, this is the site of the original late C14 city. Due...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to the place after reading all the reviews. It turned out to be disappointing. We were there in 2 vans with 2 local drivers. We paid for the ride at the venue. The tram ride has a driver guide who spoke...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eunice C
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Hired a driver for 600 baht to take us to the Underground city and back. When we arrived we paid for a horse carriage ride ( 300 baht) to take us around to see the remaining temples. It was a 45 minute ride. Unfortunately ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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carlyw282
13 January 2018|
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Response from singhasam | Reviewed this property |
I saw several motorbike users during my own tour of this vast site, so I don't think entry is any different for motorbikes than it is for any other form of transport. Certainly you will really benefit from a motorbike... More
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wiwi44fr
29 March 2017|
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Response from linyh | Reviewed this property |
From town to Wiang Kum Kam: most tuktuks quoted 600baht (Dec2016), but we managed to get it lowered. Once you reach the visitor centre, you only have the option of taking horse carriage or the open-air vehicle (good for... More
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GreenBeanSoup
23 October 2016|
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Response from Raelene H | Reviewed this property |
You can visit all the sites easily from a van. We took a horse and cart just for the fun of it and the driver had written information about the various sites. Two hours is plenty of time.
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