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Wat Si Rong Mueang

80, Tha Krao Noi Road, Lampang, Thailand
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unique Burmese style

Built in 1905 by Burmese workers employed by British teak traders, the architecture of this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
blackeaglejim
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Graceful teak burmese temple in citycenter

This red tiered roof monastery with gilded motifs made of wood in burmese style is in the city... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
jajavalB
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Bangkok
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80, Tha Krao Noi Road, Lampang, Thailand
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"burmese style"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1905 by Burmese workers employed by British teak traders, the architecture of this Burmese-style temple is unique in northern Thailand. The roofs are very different from those of Thai temples, with narrower tiers made from red, zinc-coated iron. The compound entrance is very...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This red tiered roof monastery with gilded motifs made of wood in burmese style is in the city center with tranquil vicinity off the busy road. The floor of the temple is also wooden with cool feeling shen walking on barefeet . The buddha is...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the part of Thailand most associated with Burmese temples is Mae Hong Son province, but there are also plenty of them in the towns of Phrae and Lampang, which both saw a large influx of timber concession workers from Burma in the late nineteenth...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This temple is the most beautiful Myanmar art style in the city.You can take a bicycle about 2-3 kms. from the city. It's quiet because less of tourists here.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This ancient Temple was built by Burmese Settlers many centuries ago. It is teak, and no candles or incense are allowed to be burned in it to reduce any risk of fire. The bones of a revered Burmese Abbot are laid to rest there. The...More

Thank Virginia D
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

It is a very beautiful temple, but the experience was spoiled by the financial orientation at the temple. I didn't feel like in a buddhistic temple. It is more like touristic attraction

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Reviewed 16 December 2014

This Burmese temple is quite small, I was in and out in 15 minutes. This temple is fairly new, built in 1904 by Burmese workers and employed by the English logging industries who came to northern Thailand to "steal" the teak trees. The architecture and...More

1  Thank sja74
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

If you are like me and know nothing about Wats, you should definitely check this one out. While I am sure Thai-style Wats differ from each other in many important ways, I am too ignorant to notice most of these differences. This Wat is Burmese-style...More

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