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Wat Lok Molee, Chiang Mai

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
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. See Wat Lok Molee and all Chiang Mai has to offer by arranging your trip with our Chiang Mai family vacation planner.
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  • I love this temple because it is quiet and out of the way and the wooden structure makes it really nice. At the time of our visit we were the only one there (apart from a few locals praying)! I think ...  read more »
  • Love the quiet ambience especially the old Buddha wall at the back. Not a regular tourist spot but worth a visit. 
  • This wat can be found on the main road near the northern Chang Phuak city gate and is probably the oldest in Chiang Mai city. It's worth a visit if you're in the city because the original temple is ma...  read more »
  • Beautiful and very peaceful. Not crowded and free
  • I had a wonderful experience there.
  • Awesome temple actually. Had driven past so often but decided to stop in. Very peaceful with no one hustling you. Big fan of the older looking temples
  • Great looking temple and very quiet, not many tourists.
  • A very nice wat. Few visitors when I was there.
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