About Wat Phan TaoIf ancient architecture interests you, add Wat Phan Tao to your bucket list right away! Set amidst a landscaped garden area, this Buddhist temple is one of the most intriguing Chiang Mai attractions. The building was built in the 14th Century as a royal palace, and every part of the complex from façade to interiors bears witness of the lavishness.
The images of intricate carving of Lanna flower motifs and gilded statues will stay with you for a long time. Besides, a prayer hall made of teak wood, a large white chedi and an all wooden viharn exhibit tasteful designs.
Location: 127/7 Prapokkloa Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Entry Fee: Free