Wat Lok Molee, Chiang Mai

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • This temple, the Chedi and the temple grounds are gorgeous. The elephant statues that flank the entrance are really cool. This temple is well worth the time to explore.  more »
  • We came across this temple as we were walking around the market near the northern gate (Chang Phuak gate) in the evening. It looks very cool in the evening with all the lights and candles, and we...  more »
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  • I really liked this temple as it is somewhat different than most. Nice ornaments in the front and sculptured wood all around. At the back there is a nice pagoda made of brick which give the whole place character.
  • Really beautiful and authentic temple. There was some kind of a small religious ceremony, when we arrived which shows the authenticity of the place. Really relaxing place.

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