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Wat Pan Tao

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Wooden Temple and a ‘Stream’

Also known as Wat Phantao, this small Buddhist temple complex has a lot to offer. The main hall is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Remarkable

Unusual wooden temple with sort of a rustic look to it. We visited on Sunday during the walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott S
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Hue, Vietnam
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“wooden temple” (25 reviews)
“teak wood” (13 reviews)
“lanna style” (11 reviews)
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Also known as Wat Phantao, this small Buddhist temple complex has a lot to offer. The main hall is a magnificent wooden structure partially gilded in brilliant gold. The grounds are unique as they contain a meandering stream (man-made) set amidst dense, tropical, colorful foliage....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual wooden temple with sort of a rustic look to it. We visited on Sunday during the walking Street Market and enjoyed a bowl of khao soy (a local noodles soup delicacy) here.

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very unique teak temple that showcases beautiful workmanship inside and out. It is easy to find as it is in the central, sometimes can be busy with tour groups and other visitors but worth the visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was walking through Chiang Mai on a self guided tour and happened upon Wat Pan Tao. There was a large tour group standing outside of it making photo's difficult but this large wooden structure and ornate carvings offered a unique temple experience in Chiang...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

this temple is made entirely of taek wood. The temple is small and only the prayer hall is worth taking a look. located next to Wat Chedi Luang, can often be overlooked by tourists. worth a visit.

Thank Diviva
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This temple is all wood, and it is free to enter or take photos for anyone. I would say this truly one of the few temples in Chiang Mai that dose not have heavy use of gold as decoration. It just gives you are very...More

Thank Jimmy T
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The temple is very unique as it is made of teak. It is a wooden temple with a very well preserved Lanna Wiham, the roof is fantastic and the cho fas are beautiful. It is very close to the Wat Chedi Luang (Same road). Great...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

lovely temple during Loy Krathong festival, where they hang the colourful lantern, candles, and special procession where the young monks / novice floating the lantern and sitting together. Beautiful !

Thank denimBandung
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Lovely old teak temple. Uniue in the old city as far as I know. No entrance fee to wander around the grounds.

Thank Dean S
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

If you went to Chiang Mai didn't go to this temple, at water lamp festival. You will be regret.

Thank byrabbit2
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7uhvc56
9 July 2017|
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Response from xplorermind | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea because I visited this place during the day time. But based on the information obtained during my visit, the lights are lighter everyday. The validity of the fact am not sure
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