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Wat Chet Yot (Wat Maha Photharam)

Super Highway, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Loved it!

Wat Chet Yot is one of my new favorites! I visited early morning & there wasn't a tourist in... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Flint, Texas
Beautiful Temple Off the Beaten Track (but not too far)

I'll start by saying that I'm a Buddhist and really enjoy visiting temples. I enjoyed Wat Ched Yot... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
New York City, New York
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Built during the reign of King Tilokkarat in the late 15th century, this “Temple of the Seven Spires” features an eclectic architectural style, incorporating elements of Thai, Lao, Indian and Chinese design.
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Super Highway, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Wat Chet Yot is one of my new favorites! I visited early morning & there wasn't a tourist in sight. This is an old Wat with lots of history, located North West of the wall. The grounds are large but need a good cleaning, I...More

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I'll start by saying that I'm a Buddhist and really enjoy visiting temples. I enjoyed Wat Ched Yot for its solitude and for its unique architectural features and history. It was built primarily in the 15th century and the main building with the seven stupas...More

Thank gonertw
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I love having this quiet and lovely space so near some of the busiest traffic in Chiang Mai. Can walk around a little and meet a friend as most folks have heard of this.

Thank Sunshine1943
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Probably my favourite temple in Chiang Mai, located on the Super Highway just outside town, accessible by local taxi. Amazing architecture, much quieter than other more popular temples in Chiang Mai, this complex is really old and well worth the visit, nice grounds to explore...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A very nice temple away from the tourist streams. Its surounded by the Wat Chet Yot area in where normally studends live. Nice street food also around

Thank cwuzel
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Not a bad place but there are better spots around the city to visit. But nice to stop if you are going by.

Thank davisadam74
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This temple was amazing beautiful, the design and the gold work.. the monks were sat on the right having their breakfas but would let you talk and take photos, dont forget to sign the visitors book, a great hour was spent here and a lovely...More

Thank csouter
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's a unique style temple. Different from other temples in Chiang Mai. The scenery here is just nice

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

So many of these in Chiang Mai. It's pretty big and off the beaten path. Worth a wander, I guess. But Chiang Mai is otten hot, smokey, or rainy, so it's kind of uncomfortable wandering around outside.

Thank Chimp_Baxter
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wat Chet Yot was one of the first temples I photographed when I came to Chiang Mai. It is often much quieter than other temples and has some very nice areas to relax in and offers wonderful photo opportunities for young couples having pre-wedding shoots....More

Thank JamesdlcCNX
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