Wat Lok Molee, Chiang Mai

Dating back to the 14th century, Wat Lok Molee houses one of the region's oldest and most impressive chedis (Buddhist reliquaries). The massive chedi, commissioned in 1527 by King Ket, is flanked by little niches, each with an image of Buddha. Inside, the chedi houses the ashes of many kings of the Mengrai dynasty. Walk around the grounds, taking time to admire the intricate wooden architecture and peaceful, spiritual atmosphere. To visit Wat Lok Molee and get the most from your holiday in Chiang Mai, create itinerary details personal to you using our Chiang Mai trip maker site .
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  • The roof is a Thai-style rather than closer to the style thought mystical Japan Thailand Temple. I was quite surprised, and so far, than I thought. Located in the center of the temple is not a Bonnie accessibility is implausible, I rented a scooter to travel to Chiang Mai, if only once.
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  • We passed him during the day, and I had no desire to go, but my friend, the night! Gosh, he is too beautiful, colorful balloons scattered throughout the temple, leave the temple with an air more than special! Is beautiful! It is a temple in the rustic, wooden style, beautiful! Well maintained! Is outside the city walls, but well worth going up there the night!!
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  • Characteristics include relief seemed to be building cool carved wooden Windows, while teak shiny columns, various types of wood. It is a large temple of bricks lines outside the little old town ramparts. Systematic brick pagoda is sharpness pierces the heavens of medieval Europe. Piccapica is just the tip.
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  • Great temple, but the local Police use as a check point to see if you have proper driver license. You need to have an 'International Licence' to drive in Thailand, and violation will be 500baht.
  • Great architecture with historical story. Definitely a stunning place to visit if you are in Chiangmai. There’re pagodas according to the year of birth and big pagoda where you could give a bath.
  • On renovating. The ashes of King Phra Muang Kaew and Queen Wisuthidhevee been buried here according to the history.
  • Looks nice and is right outside the old town. Some of the temples are currently being renovated though.
  • A temple we werent planning on seeing till we walked by it and its such a great place. Definetly recommend

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