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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
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+66 53 295 003
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was...

Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was commissioned by King Kuena, ruler of the region from 1367-1388.

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Nice pagoda with a great view

The pagoda is on the mountain overlooking Chiang Mai. You will need to get transport there, the red trucks can take you for 60 baht from the north gate. You will still need to... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The pagoda is on the mountain overlooking Chiang Mai. You will need to get transport there, the red trucks can take you for 60 baht from the north gate. You will still need to climb alot of steep steps to reach the temple. The temple is large withlots of gold. It had a great view of the city. There are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did a private tour through Viator called the "Morning Buddhist Almsgiving and Temples Tour in Chiang Mai." It was awesome! So glad we did this. The tour starts with pick up at your hotel in a very comfortable van around 6am and then transports you to the temple to gives Alms to the Buddhist monks as they come down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Traveling from USA to Thailand in January 2017 was so incredible. I visited Bangkok for 3 days and Chiang Mai for 4 days. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep was one of the impressive place that I recommend everyone to visit!

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Thank May P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Doi Suthep is one the most beautiful temple in Thailand , the view is grate you can see all the chiang mai city in one relaxing atmosphere .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a major tourist attraction and will likely be very-very crowded. It is also difficult to get to becuase of its mountain top location. A long winding road. If it is hazy, there is not much of a view from the top. There are 300 steps to get to the top, or youmay pay for a funicular. The templesand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a coach up here and a cable car ( no view, inside the mountain) to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep which was stunning and a bit different than some we saw previously. I thought it would provide a view of Chiang Mai but it was too smoggy.

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Thank Brenda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wat Phra That is perched atop Doi Suthep mountain and it may take a little while trying to get to this site, depending on the traffic. Taxi, tuk-tuk, minivans and scooters must wind up the two lane street up to the temple. The drive is worth it though because it has a great view of Chiang Mai. You have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This view and temple are certainly beautiful. I don't necessarily think it is a must do as I was told before coming to Chiang Mai. The ride there is pretty long but there was some cool things on the way like driving through Chiang Mai University (CMU) and Wat Umong. Great ice cream at the top - my husband and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited this place which is quite a long journey outside of the old town in Chiang Mai but was very happy to come, it was very busy when we arrived and we spent several hours here looking around the various sites and shops here. Definitely something to do whilst in Chiang Mai

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there today, we took a private driver and arrived very early, we were able to beat the crowds. There were tourists but it didn't feel packed yet, we were there at around 8.30 AM. The temple itself is stunning and the views are also spectacular!

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