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Serene piece of history

This is history, preservation, beauty and tranquility. Unusual for its age, just beyond the city... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
alanpcoleman
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
simply beautiful

the teak forest temple or wat pa sak as it is called in thai is located in a beautiful and well... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Pop P
via mobile
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“teak trees” (4 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“moat” (3 reviews)
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| Wiang, Chiang Saen, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is history, preservation, beauty and tranquility. Unusual for its age, just beyond the city walls, peaceful and worth a few minutes of reflection and meditation on the past linked to the present.

Thank alanpcoleman
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

the teak forest temple or wat pa sak as it is called in thai is located in a beautiful and well taken care off forested location. the centuries old stupa is decorated with masterpiece decorative stucco that is still intact after centuries. a walk around...More

Thank Pop P
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

One of the tourist attraction in Chiang Mai built in a vast wooded area. There is ornate carvings & calligraphy,this place represents a piece of beautiful art and skillful craftmanship., worth a visit,you need to do a lot of walking as its a huge place

Thank Lucy9908
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

There are two two chedis remaining. Wat Pa Sak ,( teak temple) which is outside the walled city is most memorable for the ancient teak trees that surround it. The temple's name alludes to the hundreds of teak trees planted on the order of Saen...More

Thank easterntreker
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

This was made several 100 years ago and is now in ruins. It is stioll possible to see its beauty. It is well worth a visit.

Thank raghupalat
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Wat Chedi Luang gets all the hype - and it is impressive - but Wat Pa Sak stands alone in a quiet teak tree woodland. It is the loveliest monument with intricate carvings right to the top of the chedi. A stones throw from the...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We liked it more than Golden Triangle monuments and Temples. A place is really amazing, full of tropical trees and its inhabitants, nice to walk and watch. Entrance fee is 50b, but you can also not pay and don't enter, just go around, everything is...More

Thank Ирина Ш
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Saw as part of our golden triangle 3 country tour with anantara. Brief pleasant trip...worth a brief visit.

Thank 5StarDivaFamily
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The Wat Pa Sak was built in the 14th century. Some fairly extensive ruins remain amongst a teak forest. 50 baht entry fee to immerse yourself in some ancient history. Enjoy!

Thank Graeme K
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

There is not much to do in Chiang Saen so after we saw the Golden Triangle we thought we would check out one of the towns 70 standing temples and this seemed to be the most impressive. Worth a visit if you're travelling back to...More

Thank jackmoore93
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