Must-see attractions in Mae Hong Son

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    Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu

    Climb the hill west of town, Doi Kong Mu (1500m), to visit this temple compound, also known as Wat Plai Doi. Two Shan chedi, erected in 1860 and 1874,…

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    Wat Jong Klang

    Wat Jong Klang houses century-old glass Jataka paintings and a museum with 150-year-old wooden dolls from Myanmar that depict some of the agonies of the…

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    Wat Hua Wiang

    This wát, just west of Mae Hong Son’s morning market, is recognised for its bòht (chapel), boasting an elaborate tiered wooden roof and a revered bronze…

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    Tham Pla National Park

    The most touted attraction of this national park is Tham Pla (Fish Cave), a water-filled cavern where hundreds of soro brook carp thrive. A 450m path…

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    Wat Jong Klang Museum

    This museum in Wat Jong Klang houses 150-year-old wooden dolls from Mandalay, some of which depict the more gruesome aspects of the wheel of life.

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    Wat Jong Kham

    Next door to Wat Jong Klang, this temple was built nearly 200 years ago by Thai Yai (Shan) people, who make up about half of the population of Mae Hong…

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    Wat Kam Kor

    This Burmese-style temple is known for its unique covered walkway.

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    Wat Phra Non

    Wat Phra Non is home to the largest reclining Buddha in town.