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The Navel City Pillar of Chiang Rai

ArjAmnuay Rd | Wiang Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Unique specific sacred city pillar of Chiang Rai town

the unique ancient outdoor implemented city pillar, that might be the specific historical place in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Huang W
Old Navel city Pillar

We went with Free 9 Temples Tour from the City Hall and the guides ( Thai language ) allowed us to... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
thorisa y
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“tong” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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ArjAmnuay Rd | Wiang Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the unique ancient outdoor implemented city pillar, that might be the specific historical place in Thailand. refer to the nearby narrative board had mentioned this ancient city pillar was built in Khmer art, Phnom Bakheng period (around 900 A.D.) just wondering, the influence of Khmer...More

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We went with Free 9 Temples Tour from the City Hall and the guides ( Thai language ) allowed us to spend more time in the park. It was very warm day and many people were visiting. Hope the tourists check this place out. Because...More

Thank thorisa y
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

THIS high point just above nearby Wat Doi Tong is an interesting place to see. The Navel represents the Hindu mythical Mount Meru, encircled by 108 pillars and five canals symbolising the universe and the Five Great Rivers. The elevated floors of the attraction suggest...More

Thank singhasam
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Not much to see here. I wouldn't make any special trip to see this. It was just ok. There is a plaque on the fall for the fallen Navy

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a nonevent. I am rating this a 3 only because the adjacent temple is worth a visit. Views are pleasing, not breathtaking.

Thank wr11
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I loved this, otherwise unremarkable, spot since you get a real sense of history. I hadn't understood the navel aspect (read 'belly-button', as in centre of the body) but if you've stood atop Greenwich Park, beside the Royal Observatory and you are at Ground Zero...More

Thank LondonsOurSpot
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place is not much visitors during the day I visit but still foreigners visit there. Visit this place you can see some part of history of Chiang rai province.

Thank Tip I
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Does not seem to be a popular tourist destination, it is a series of carved stone pillars on top of Jom Thong Hill, whilst here you can get a good view of Chiang Rai and the Kok River, also Wat Phra Doi Chom Thong is...More

Thank Terry C
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Yes....This is the city's naval or pallars.... Walked here from wat phrathat doi tong....Now heading to the military museum

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

We attended this site to tie coloured ribbons around the memorial for remembrance of passed loved ones.

Thank Patrick M
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