Wat Ched YotCurrently Open
- Address: ถนน ซุปเปอร์ไฮเวย์ เชียงใหม่-ลำปาง Tambon Chang Phueak, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
- Phone: +66-53224802
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Built in 1453, Wat Ched Yot is a Buddhist temple set amidst peaceful green surroundings. Based on the architecture of the Indian Mahabodhi temple, Wat Ched Yot has seven spires that signify the seven weeks Buddha spent in Bodhgaya where he found enlightenment. The temple has a unique and elegant appearance due to the mix of Chinese, Lao, Thai and Indian influences. While the temple roof can be visited only by male visitors, the decorated base of the pagoda is Lanna art masterpiece worth watching. This deserted temple is a spectacular work of architecture and holds great significance in Buddhism make it a prominent destination.