Wat Klang Nam: Ancient Chiang Mai’s Secret Island Temple

Hidden away in the southern edge of Chiang Mai stands the ancient ruined Lanna temple of Wat Klang Nam in the middle of a quiet lake.

When discussing Thailand’s northern mountain city of Chiang Mai, temples and nature may immediately come to mind, but likely not islands. However, tucked away on the southern end of Chiang Mai is a ruined island temple hiding in the shadow of Chiang Mai’s revered Doi Suthep and ready to be taken in…

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My name is Ben. I’m a native Michigander with a passion for human culture and new places, and more than that, new experiences. I have degrees in writing and anthropology and have no idea what I want to do with them. For now, I’m content with an unbound lifestyle; going where I want and doing what I can, and hopefully gaining some interesting stories along the way.

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