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Nice hike

Not too inaccessible, the path is quiet, with plenty of room for nature sounds to prevail. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simon P
,
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
via mobile
Nice location in the hills

It's not an ordinary wat, but at the top in the cave it looks like inside a temple. The walk up the... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
ErnstThai
,
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Dao, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not too inaccessible, the path is quiet, with plenty of room for nature sounds to prevail. The road is also bordered with essential teachings of the Buddha, with nearly impeccable English.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It's not an ordinary wat, but at the top in the cave it looks like inside a temple. The walk up the stairs is easy, shadowed by the many very tall trees. It's absolutely worth a visit.

Thank ErnstThai
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Good temple without commercial activitiy. Real peaceful Buddhism template. You can reach the pagoda only by your leg. Good time to check your mind and your healthy.

Thank Jiraporn N
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Nice walk up the stairs, with many interesting quotes along the way and some resting areas. The monks wiping the stairs strenghtened the armosphere. Nice cave and above-cave temple on the top, with a little bit of view. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank Martina M
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Closer to the sky and nature than any other temple we've visited! Only crossed 6 other visitors during the 3 hour visit (on a Friday) so very peaceful: away from all the hussle and bustle of tourists. Can only hear the birds and the wind....More

Thank Mike_Mc_2016
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It's free and the walk up has all this wisdom teaching along the way so we presently enjoyed our walk up to the top and great view and learned a lot of reading all that wisdom signs :D calm and relaxing

Thank AARON S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

small temple good location good wording on the way to the temple good environment good for refreshing brain 552 steps for you walk up clean restroom good the mountain view beautiful temple

1  Thank Andy-Chaiyawee J
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The Wat Than Pha Plong temple is a very special atmosphere place with a quiet environment. Ideal for thinking and meditation.

Thank Olivier L
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The temple is gorgeous, and the walk to get there is long (510) is worth it. We went with a guide and he was very helpful and insightful. Finally, make sure you dress appropriately. No tank tops or short shorts. They will give you something...More

Thank 197alexandrah
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Yes the the Wat is great, the way up theea (500) stairs with all the Dharma teachings too. The real gem is arriving here before 8 to witness the local villagers offering food for the monks. After prayer and the monks picking out their food,...More

2  Thank MennoNaut
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