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Great and mysterious

For a foreigner this is a wonderful and mysterious place which we can never fully understand... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wingfield73
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
My favourite place in the world

If you believe in the folklore, or even are just interested in Thai culture - this place is a must... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a foreigner this is a wonderful and mysterious place which we can never fully understand. However there is so much to see - starting with the strange forest of livintonia palms reached along a long wooden pavement (no shoes allowed). at the end are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

If you believe in the folklore, or even are just interested in Thai culture - this place is a must see. A beautiful, mystical place. People complain about the vendors, they aren't problematic in any way; in fact if you take the time and have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Went for first time with friends because this is, in Thai folklore, a very lucky place to visit. There is a newer parking area beyond the gate which has plenty of room. There are too many vendors selling unrelated items from kids toys to ice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We have been many times, we take friends when they visit us in our Thai home. 15 years ago it was peaceful and very interesting, now tourist busses and traffic. Parking is difficult, the road in is a pot holed mess. Vendors selling souvenirs. It’s...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Ilive about 30 mins away from Kham Chanod been there many times but since it was featured on a Thai tv soap oprea its become very popular to tbe point its lost its charm .Too many shops in the car park selling tat just turned...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is a reslly cool Place but Always lots of People since they'r making a Movie there!But a lot of market stands and a very cool Buddha statue!

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you are in the area it is well worth a look.......very busy the day we were there......enchanting...sacred and beautiful.....unique to Thailand..

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Matt T
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Kham Chanod Forest is well worth a visit, albeit quite a short one. Most can see and experience the whole site in an hour or so. The story behind the area is interesting and will satisfy the inquisitve traveler. The atmosphere is somewhat 'haunting' which...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank N1800
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

the palm forest, the naga shrine, the belief of locals. the smell of smoke from incense stick. the sound of gong. the light of candles. ..this place is so charming and mysterious for some, but may be so haunting for many. i will definitely come...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank popp194
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