Wat Phra That Mae Chedi, Wiang Pa Pao

#28 of 28 in Historic Sites in Chiang Rai Province
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Wat Phra That Mae Chedi is located in Wiang Pa Pao. A visit to Wat Phra That Mae Chedi represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wiang Pa Pao planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Where to begin with this unique monastery? First it is 120 years old and run by a friendly, accessible and energetic young abbot. The most striking aspect of the monastery is the large sculptures of.....  more »
  • Go during the week. Very quiet, I have taken many travellers here, all impressed with the peace and quiet. Also got a blessing from a senior monk. I'm a bird but and at the back of this museum the land drops away down the hill, vegetation hold a diverse population of birds and wildlife. All you need is a closed mouth and binoculars. Thanks to Somyot for showing me this place.
  • This 100+ year old temple and monastery is set on a mountain top in the Chiang Rai valley. It has a beautiful very old looking Chedi. Behind it is an amulet museum which is interesting for its contents but also for its construction. The walls are covered in amulets. It's a great stop when traveling from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai.
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