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Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 53 276 140
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Certainly worth the small admission fee

Yes, there are tons of temples in Chiang Mai. Yes, few of them vary in architecture. Chedi Luang is worth your time, as it is the only one with a massive 14-15 century chedi. The... read more

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Byron, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Yes, there are tons of temples in Chiang Mai. Yes, few of them vary in architecture. Chedi Luang is worth your time, as it is the only one with a massive 14-15 century chedi. The worship temple is impressive as well, especially with all of the gold plated ornaments and golden Buddha's lining the interior. There is a small admission... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We spent an hour here strolling around this fantastic wat. 40tb which was well worth it. To me the ruins at the rear of the site were the best bit but it is all beautiful and a must see when in Chiangmai.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband had to get photos since I could go to all areas of this temple. It wasn't busy and I got other interesting pix of the demon outside.

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Thank Brenda P
Miami, Florida
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This is a beautiful place to visit and very interesting. There was an active service, which was really interesting and the temple and pagoda were really amazing. This is definitely worth it and in downtown so very easy to get to! Best to read up beforehand because there won't be much of an explanation.

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Thank ConchitaCruz
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I am continually amazed with sizes of the Buddha statues in the Thai temples. People come far and wide just to pray in the main temple. You must also visit this site to see the large laying Buddha!

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Thank Genevieve D
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if you want to chat with the monks you need to pay the entrance fee, it's quite low. this was an amazing opportunity to learn about the monks' lives. we really enjoyed it - highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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Visited this temple on a sunny January day early and before the crowds came, it is an extremely beautiful and pretty large temple in the middle of Chiang Mai and easy to get to from the old town

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

like this partially ruined shrine a lot, it reflects the long history of the temple and also has the atmosphere of solemn, it's hard to feel in other noisy crowded temples, even the buddha statues couldn't counter the thoroughly worldly hustle and bustle.

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A really interesting Wat to visit in Chiang Mai. The structures, and particularly the Stupa which one can imagine when complete was a huge feature in the city. Lots of space to walk around, and was delighted to see that the Monks were inviting people to engage with them. Also a highly laudable mission to stray dogs. Very glad to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good place to experience the Thai culture. There is a Buddhist university inside where one can meet the monks and have a conversation with them.

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