Wat Jong Kham

Mae Hong Son

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 Son Province.

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1. Wat Jong Klang Museum

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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.

2. Wat Jong Klang

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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…

3. Wat Kam Kor

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

4. Wat Phra Non

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

5. Wat Hua Wiang

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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…

6. Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu

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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,…

7. Tham Pla National Park

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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…

8. Coffin Cave

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Climb a steep hillside and rickety stairs to reach this sequence of three shallow caves, where you'll find ancient teak coffins carved from solid teak…