Wat Umong

In the coming period we will tell a little bit about the places we visit on our adventures. If you want to know more and see it with your own eyes, we recommend to join an adventure.

8) Wat Umong

Wat Umong is also called the forest temple, the jungle temple, or the hidden temple. Located just outside the city it was hidden in the jungle till the city grew and came closer. The temple complex is located at the foot of the mountain Doi Pui and dates back to the 13th Century. The complex consists of some old ruins, tunnels, a stupa, a monastery and it functions as a meditation center.

visit Wat Umong | Buzzy Bee Bike, Chiang Mai, Thailand

stairs Wat Umong | Buzzy Bee Bike, Chiang Mai, Thailand

chedi Wat Umong | Buzzy Bee Bike, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Umong | Buzzy Bee Bike, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Buddha's at Wat Umong | Buzzy Bee Bike, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

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For those who like geocaching:

there is a cache in this location: GC6APQN

Buzzy Bee Bike adventures visiting/passing this place:

Half day hilly adventure on paved roads

Full day Ping River and Nam Phrae

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