Wat Lok Molee, Chiang Mai

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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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  • August 11, 2017
    it is located outside the old city near to the university. it is made of wooden teak wood and it is very unique and amazing. inside the temple ground it is peaceful calm and serene. it was worth the v...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    There are many beautiful temples in Chiang Mai and this is certainly one them. It was walking distance from my hotel, and near Free Bird Cafe which I very much enjoy eating at and supporting, so I've ...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Beautiful temple, and it is one of the rare temples or does not feel this tourist but more religious side.
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  • July 24, 2017
    It was beautiful temple, its quite not to many guest come. You can see local people go there to pray, and to do the offerings. Peacful place 😍
  • July 5, 2017
    Nice old temple, on the north side of the moat, to the west of the North city gate. It's a very old temple and has lots of charm. I wandered around for free but didn't go insdei
  • February 17, 2017
    This is the 3rd oldest temple in Chiang Mai. Built about 650 years ago. Visit this temple and go the the main hall to ask the abbot for blessing. He can speak and understand English. Or you may have a casual talk with the man selling drinks with his motorbike. He said he's been selling drinks for 30 years in this temple. Fulfill your day.
  • September 1, 2017
    The most blissful place of chiangmai..anytime of the day..the Temple have a peaceful aura
  • September 3, 2017
    Nice original temple in tek wood. Fine details.

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