Crowed famous as being the oldest temple in Chiang Mai, the Wat Chiang Man dates back to 1296.


One of the first temples built during the change of a new capital under King Mengrai, the Wat Chiang Man holds the true essence of Chiang Mai. The main hall encompasses of a stone slab engraved with scriptures referring to the city’s foundation and the oldest-known Buddha image created by the Lanna Kingdom. The temple complex comprises of different styles in architecture marking it a diverse temple in the city. There is two main meditation hall both embellished with gold-toned and red images with the oldest Buddha statue holding an arms bowl. Wat Chiang Man also has a well-kept garden with manicured lawns so sit and relax.


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • We recommend you to dress modestly meaning no short skirt or pants, no sleeveless top.


171 Ratchapakhinai Rd, ???? ??????? Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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