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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Lovely to come here after the noise of people and traffic around The Golden Triangle. Such a tranquil place - with beautiful temples and great views.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The thing is, if you spend some time in Thailand, you will see a lot of temples. At first, you're amazed by just the mere fact of seeing a temple. The architecture being so different from the western architecture we know (assuming you're a westerner)....More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 10 January 2018

the temple it self not really big as other temples in thailand. but from the top of the hill u can see a nice view for 3 counties, thai, myanmar and laos. Good for photo session.

Thank ana_kecik
Reviewed 31 March 2017

You have to go through the Mae Sai market to get to this temple, once you are there you have to climb a lot of steps to get to this Burmese Temple. Once you get there it is the most beautiful temple I have seen...More

Thank jenniferstephenson
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Atop a hill, the view overlooks Mae Sai and the Myanmar border. At the foot of the long concrete stairway are dozens of market shops.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Came here as a part of an organized tour, the temple itself (and the surrondings) are tacky and cheap even, but the view makes up for it. Not sure if you should go there only to see it, the surroundings are busy and traffic is...More

Thank Cyprian Z
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is an beutiful attraction, The area is large , Walking around inside temple area and outside down the stairs to market shops. The view from main temple area when you walk up the stairs you oversee Burma Laos Thailand -Is tremendouse beautiful

Thank Lars S
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We came here to view the landscape of the northeast territorial border of Thailand, across the bridge, the river is Burmese. You could find the traffic there is busy. And there are good policy for locals to trade and transport between the area around.

Thank CharlotteChenPY
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We have been at Doi Wao as part of a booked tour. Not much too see here, not worth to spend much effort/money to come here. It's a buddist temple with some hindu parts (Elephant God) and a kitschy scorpion statue

Thank BikeDevil
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Was always on my list if I am there. Try going all the way up when you are at wat thamphajoen. A very nice view and you wont be disappointed for the climbing.

Thank ronleech
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