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Wat Ket Karam Museum

Charoenraj Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Celebrating the Year of the Dog

Thailand is filled with beautiful temples. What makes Wat Ket Karam stand out is its uniqueness in... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Delnor N
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Fontainebleau, France
Wat Ket Karam museum - quirky and wonderful experience.

I have been to this Wat and its museum on a few occasions and the first time I was shown around by... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
lightfan
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Thailand is filled with beautiful temples. What makes Wat Ket Karam stand out is its uniqueness in celebrating the Year of the Dog. The temple is not in the center of the tourist area so it is a little quieter.

Thank Delnor N
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I have been to this Wat and its museum on a few occasions and the first time I was shown around by the man responsible for the museum, Jack Bains. He was the son of a Scottish timber company employee and a Burmese mother and...More

Thank lightfan
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Throughout Thailand there are temples that honor the 12 Asian Zodiac symbols and this is for those, especially, born in the year of the dog. It is a beautiful temple and grounds to walk around and enjoy. The sitting is just east of the Ping...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Recommend for those who want to know more about Chiangmai to see how it was and travel back in time to come to realize why it is the way it is!!!

Thank pimtawan i
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This Wat is East of the river & a short walk from Warorot Market. Very clean & peaceful with many teak buildings.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Spare 30 min just to visit this temple. Next to river side. After cafe visit just walk short distance to this temple

Thank S C
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Wat Karam last year, I thought then as I do now that it is the most interesting museum in Chiang Mai. The museum has an extensive collection of every day items including photographs of Chaing Mai. Unfortunately the bicycle shed which has a...More

Thank IPhilip
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wat Ket Karam is one of the most popular wats with the local people of Chiang Mai for whom it is a place of worship. It is a working temple on the east side of the Ping river and so must have been somewhat isolated...More

Thank Buncrew
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky little complex on the east side of the Ping River. Their is a footbridge at the north end of Warorot Market. It's worth the trip to the other side of the river. Besides the Wat, there are a host of trendy...More

1  Thank gdub2019
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I stumbled upon the museum after our guide suggested the Wat was worth a visit. The Wat is a lovely escape from the hustle of the main city, but the museum is quite a quirky find. Spread across half a dozen rooms in an old...More

1  Thank DavidWMcCulloch
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