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Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious...

Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious Emerald Buddha.

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If you've spent more than a few days in Thailand then you're probably getting a bit bored of temples.. Or cultural structures of any sort. Luckily this huge structure is in the... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you've spent more than a few days in Thailand then you're probably getting a bit bored of temples.. Or cultural structures of any sort. Luckily this huge structure is in the center of old city, within walking distance of lots of accommodation. It's a decent way to spent an hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Inspired by the historical site and the surrounding buildings. Make sure you will visit inside the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to head when in Chiang Mai. The main temple is a spectacle that we simply don't get anywhere in europe. Take the time to unwind and relax as you stroll between temples surrounding the main building and use the oppurtunity to read up on the history of an incredible place. If there is a single temple to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple is in good condition, probably still works as a temple. Open till 5.00 p.m., a guide is not necessary. What is important is to be dress well, covering the shoulders and knees. Alternatively, here directly at the temple, you can borrow scarves to wrap yourself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I haven't seen them all, but this is for sure my favorite in the Old City. Transports your to another time/world, just walking around the ruined Chedi is a jaw-dropper. Huge, gorgeous meditation hall with big Standing Buddhas. So close, so accessible, so beautiful - this is a must-see on your temple tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If u want the spirtual side of Thailand this is high on the list I recommend talking to a monk ( it helps there English) they r so relaxing to speak to they make u feel at ease

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ancient and newer temples on he grounds along with the opportunity to have a chat with a monk. Worth seeing while in Chiang Mai.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice place that we could store our bikes at. The old temple was neat but it is closed to enter. Would have been nice to climb it. We walked around the whole area and had a good time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Consider one most important of Lanna 's golden Age of religious Architecture 1401. In 1558 Chiangmai fell to king of Pegu and under Burmese control for 2 centuries later was recaptured by King Naresuan of Ayutthaya recaptured the city .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Like Chiang Man, this wat gives you a sense of how the temples have developed over time. Has more in common with a Central American pyramid than the beautiful and delicate architecture of Chedi Luang right next door. One of my favorite complexes to visit. Just go early during high season and avoid the tour groups. This place can get... More 

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