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I have to say all the temples in Lampang are really really old and special although not always well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charbboon
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Hidden gems inside gem!

One of the most famous and important temple in Lampang province. Inside located Don Tao pagoda... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Nitirat_Visetkit
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say all the temples in Lampang are really really old and special although not always well protected or maintained. This one is no exception. The wooden roof is amazing. The legend tells the mystery story of how the emerald buddha came to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

One of the most famous and important temple in Lampang province. Inside located Don Tao pagoda (means "watermelon" in ancient Norther Thai) which has Buddha's relics inside. Also housing magnificent Northern-style art inside the temple. Worthy visiting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nitirat_Visetkit
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This temple has the main temple that everyone goes to, but it also has many random things hidden in plain site. There is this small hut that only men are allowed in to see the reflection of the sun. There is a small museum filled...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank monsternina
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This wat is well-preserved and holds much history close to the local's hearts. It is under the radar so you will not be swarmed by tourists and is very well-maintained. If you're looking to experience an authentic thai temple, this is it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank karinaalexis
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A most very beautiful temple and makes you feel at peace. An easy walk around with many statues and amazing gold covered buildings

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank K6828VKsimonm
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This temple is near Wat Nang Liao ( which has legend about the emerald buddha originated from watermelon). This temple was also place where the most sacred thailand emerald buddha sit for decades before sitting in now Bangkok, the temple complex is very serene with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This Burmese style temple is situated a couple of kilometres from the centre of town. It feels like quite a long walk if you go by foot both ways in this sticky, hot weather. When we got there, we found that this was a rather...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank camsean
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place is the Myanmar art style with the cupid on the ceiling.It's one of the recommended place to visit in Lampang.You can take a bicycle to visit this place and others nearby.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Breathing2010
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

A typical Burmese style temple decorated by colour mirrors. According to our guide, the architect has been to Europe and he had decorated the platform with European statutes. There is a massive sleeping boudda in one of the halls. The sign is also marked in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This wat has a good story to tell and is in great shape. You will need to study, or have a guide to best appreciate the sight. But, let me caution you, that there will be a fatigue point for you in Thailand seeing wats....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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