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Visit Wat Muen Ngoen Kong (Chiang Mai)

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Chiang Mai
Wat Muen Ngoen Kong Temple Chiang Mai
Wat Muen Ngoen Kong Chiang Mai
Wat Muen Ngoen Kong Buddha
Wat Muen Ngoen Kong whose name could translate as the temple of ten thousand piles of gold is not the most famous temple in Chiang Mai city which has a lot of temples but it is worth to have a look for those who are not bored of temples in Thailand. Located in the central square of Chiang Mai Old City, a few minutes walk from Nong Buak Haad Park, this 14th century temple has several halls, one of which houses a reclining Buddha (too dark for me to have it in my pictures because I visited it just before it closes) and a golden chedi on the back. Its Lanna-style wihaan and its atmosphere of a small temple a little hidden in small streets make it a place that does not lack charm even if it is not a must visit in Chiang Mai.

Practical information about Wat Muen Ngoen Kong

No admission fee
Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

How to get to Wat Muen Ngoen Kong ?

Selon où vous logez à Chiang Mai, vous pouvez aller au Wat Muen Ngoen Kong à pieds ou vélo de location, voire tuk-tuk ou voiture rouge.
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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Wat Muen Ngoen Kong is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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