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On our recent trip to Chiang Dao, we visited the Buddhist monastery Wat Tham Pha Plong, located up 500 steps on the mountainside, surrounded by forest. The views from this peaceful temple were stunning.

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  1. Wow, small world. We were just here in the last couple weeks! We stayed at Chiang Dao Nest nearby and hiked up to this beautiful monastery. My husband wasn’t able to sleep one night, so he got up and took a walk down the road at about 3am and heard the monks chanting their prayers from the monastery up at the top of the valley. It was a beautiful moment for him.


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