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Good and rarely visited temple

Wat Saen Fang seems not to be visited so much as the more illustrious Wat Bupharam nearby. The... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
an old buddhist temple

you need to enter the temple through an alley. the architecture and design is really well done. the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
jeff1955malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 Aug 2017
“an old buddhist temple”
2 Aug 2017
“Peaceful...”
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Wat Saen Fang seems not to be visited so much as the more illustrious Wat Bupharam nearby. The entrance is very unusual as it's guarded by a pair of the longest Naga (mythical sea creatures) in Chiang Mai (I've visited most) and maybe in Thailand....More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 7 August 2017

you need to enter the temple through an alley. the architecture and design is really well done. the intricate design on the wall is exceptional. the gold colour brings out the design. there are a few stupa inside the ground.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 August 2017

There is a long alley leading to the grounds lined with statues & wind chimes. Very peaceful, clean grounds & an ornate chedi.

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Popped in as I was intrigued by the giant and extremely long Nagas that are on the wall on the entrance from Tha Phae road. Templeis built in a Burmese style with a classic intricate stupa. The inside of the temple is nothing much but...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Quite an old temple with history going back to the 14 century but the present building was built in the 19 century by the Burmese when they occupied Chiang Mai..First noticed the long serpeant leading from the gate towards the temple so thought this is...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This temple is a large temple with all of the usual features. It has a nice Burmese chedi and is a quiet space. It would not be top of my Chiang Mai list.

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 21 November 2013

As we were walking past we saw the open gates and decided to have a look in. We saw no one around at all and all the buildings were locked so we could see only the outside of everything. Wouldn't go out of your way...More

Thank charliehonk
Reviewed 21 May 2013

A slightly different looking Wat but the only one in Chiang Mai that we found to be seemingly abandoned with no one around. Very peculiar indeed. Still interesting to look at and plenty others around !!

Thank elekesla
Reviewed 15 April 2012

The temple is easy to miss. Almost opposite Wat Bupharam, there's a red gate on Tapae road. Inside is a lane lined by nagas on either side. The lane opens out into the Wat compound. The temple displays many Burmese details. The Burmese-style chedi is...More

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