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Soi Wat Jet Yod | Superhighway, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 September 2012

This is a very old temple, with a lot of historical value. It also has strong mystic properties. I have had two supernatural experiences at this temple, one of which made me decide to stay in Chiang Mai to live. Legend has it that the...More

2  Thank garthastro
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Reviewed 16 January 2008

Small little temple that is easily located on the Superhighway. It is obviously not going to be as fantastic of Doi Suthep but this temple is worth have a sticky peek at. It's ruins are fascinating and grounds are peaceful considering it's off a highway....More

1  Thank notshy
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

My friend and I met a driver when we were at a temple in the Old City, who offered to drive us round half a dozen places or so for something stupid like 200 tbh. I'd had a similar experience in Phuket a few years...More

1  Thank LondonEbay_Queen
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Our local host, Khun Nueng Nathibayapthis brought us to this temple by his car. I love this temple because so quite, mystic, ancient, but well preserved. Thanks Khun Nueng!

1  Thank YogaEfendi
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Lying northwest of the city center, on the other side of the super highway, Wat Jed Yod dates its construction to the Kingdom of Lanna’s Golden Age. King Tilokaraj ordered it built to be the venue for the 8th World Buddhist Council in 1477. The...More

2  Thank blackeaglejim
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Very ancient, several old Temples set amongst gardens and very old trees. Very scenic different from other temples, not far to get to. Ordination hall females aren’t allowed in but it was locked up anyway when I was there so no one could get in....More

1  Thank WolfgangA317
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Expect to spend about an hour here as there are so many beautiful temples on well kept grounds. Some of the most stunning features are the massive ancient trees, all adorned with sashes. We came after the monsoon season so everything was covered in moss...More

1  Thank 569gavins
Reviewed 16 June 2018

What is especially beautiful about this place is the Khmer style central structure with intricate carvings. The surrounding grounds were also stunning and there is a large Maha Bodhi Tree (planted in 1455) with hundreds of contributed "support" poles - lots of history to read...More

2  Thank Nadine_Sher_0
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This wat is not one of the most visited ones by tourists, it is kinda set aside near MAYA, it is very quiet, there were only a handful of people there when we arrived, but it was also late in the afternoon.

1  Thank iamholliwood
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Wat Jet Yod (meaning the temple of seven towers) is one of the best temples in Chiang Mai. Dating back to the 15th century, it is one not only ancient but also very beautiful and this one would be a delight to photographers. The main...More

1  Thank camsean
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is a beautiful place, quiet and peaceful. It is close to a museum as well, though the latter was closed because of the national holiday when I visited.

1  Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a Must S e e Place in Chiang Mai!!! This Temple is under the ROYAL Patronage and is very ancient and H istoric- - but is outside the city...just 20 minutes..

2  Thank claudioz710
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