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Wat Mahawan

Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Another temple :O)

Another one of the many temples scattered in this land, if you are walking past it is worth a look... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Steven N
Auckland Region, New Zealand

If you are looking for a truly spiratual experience in Chiang Mai ,Monk Neang at Wat Mahawan is... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
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“gable end” (2 reviews)
Thapae Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Another one of the many temples scattered in this land, if you are walking past it is worth a look see, if you have to make a special trip, you have probably already seen many simaler temples, it is a pleasant temple.

1  Thank Steven N
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you are looking for a truly spiratual experience in Chiang Mai ,Monk Neang at Wat Mahawan is trained to do Satyant blessed tattoos for lay people. I met Neang last year and he has done some pieces for me which were professional ( he...More

Thank Leeferry
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This smaller temple is easy to walk past, but the grounds are very serene and the main hall worth a look. If you are making your way down Tha Phae road stop in.

Thank gdub2019
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is nearly impossible to miss this spot at Chiang Mai the Thapae road is one of the most easiest ways to go to bustsation . surely try to stop and have a short visit at the temple , beautiful golden Chedi

Thank Vanwelde B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The most striking thing of this temple is the degree of carving and detail of the door and gable-end of the temple. Worth a quick look, even if not always unlocked. There are now lots of commercial activities in the temple grounds (e.g., massage, coffee...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This temple has one of the more impressive chedi with square three layered base with bell shaped top half and gold pinnacle. Also interesting is the entrance to the viharn which together with the gable end is highly decorated. There is also a good library...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Only small, but very pretty. I didn't spend more than a few minutes strolling around and taking photos. Absolutely nobody else around, which was almost eerie. Well worth popping in if you're passing by.

Thank Swebbatron
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Lovely temple typical Northern Thai style architect. Location between night market in Taipei Gate Chiang Mai.

Thank Orissa Y
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Something about this unassuming temple really appeals to me. From the intricately carved timber front, to the ornate chedi and the glittering silver tungs. We always stay at a hotel nearby so every time we pass I love to stop by and soak up the...More

1  Thank mrs_smith1368
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Located near the Thae Phae Gate and Wat Bupharam, this wat can be jointly visited with these 2 attractions. The color of the chedi is white, while most temples I had visited in Chiangmai have gold color or brown color of the Lanna Style. I...More

Thank LolaGo1
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