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Address: Charoen Rat Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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A nice surprise in the middle of Chiang Mai

I was there in a nice quiet Saturday morning. Went in by a recommendation, with zero expectations and it was a nice surprise. One can learn a lot about the way it used to be back... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there in a nice quiet Saturday morning. Went in by a recommendation, with zero expectations and it was a nice surprise. One can learn a lot about the way it used to be back than, about Chiang Mai and the area in general. Fairly interesting! Oh - and the temple it's in is a nice one too with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This temple is on the other side of the river but can be easily accessed by the new footbridge from Kad Luang Market. It's one of the oldest with strong Chinese influence as they settled in this area over time. The temple has many original features not seen in other temples. There is extensive use of teak in the buildings... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

It's a nice, old temple with a local life style museum. Better check which days and what time the museum opens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

My neighbourhood temple,the Dog temple. Many statues of dogs and real dogs too. The grounds are maintained beautifully, the temple has many bells that sound sweet,the people are friendly and the museum is worth a look. A feel good warm feeling place.

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Dameron, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

My girlfriend loves dogs......so, naturally we had to visit Wat Gate. This Wat has statues of all sorts of dog breeds all around the grounds. The actual buildings, chedi's are pretty much typical of any other Wat in Thailand. What makes this one stand out is the museum on the right hand side of the Wat (as you are facing... More 

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