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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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06:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00
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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NOT THE MOST POPULAIR ONE BUT SURELY ONE OF THE MUST-SEES

Very nice temple to visit. In previous years it was free of charge now an income ticket is to be paid but at a very cheap price. You can stroll around this domain for some time... read more

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Brussels, Belgium
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37 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice temple to visit. In previous years it was free of charge now an income ticket is to be paid but at a very cheap price. You can stroll around this domain for some time. Very nice Wat, different from the 'blingbling' ones that are usually promoted. A little special place is foreseen to have a talk with the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a beautiful architecture. There are smaller temples surrounding the main historical temple. 7-eleven is just opposite the road.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic place to visit, right bang in the middle of the old town. Nothing too spectacular form the street but once you go in the site is spectacular. Do not miss if you go to Chiang Mai.

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The oldest Wat temple complex in Chiang Mai. Definitely worth of visit if you are interested in Thai architecture. It is advisable to time your visit as early as possible to avoid the usual tourist rush. There is a very nice air conditioned restaurant right across the road.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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amazing experience, beautiful historic temples. Make sure your dressed appropriatley for access. arms and legs need to be covered.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wat Chedi Luang is almost right in the center of the old walled city of Chiang Mai and is a "must see" for any visitor to this historic city. King Sean Muang Ma started building it during the 14th century to house the ashes of his father, but due to a series of mishaps, construction was not completed for a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This temple has been changed a lot from my first visit. In the past, this temple was very charming and peaceful.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We grabbed a map and walked the old city ourselves. Stumbled across some great back streets - including this temple. In awe due to its age. Worth the stop to have a look at it.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well I am impressed with the old temple, so grand and beautiful.. unfortunately we only take the picture at outside, they do not allow to enter this old temple

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited here and it was nice. Pay small fee to enter and also paid a refundable fee of tbh100 to get a sarong for myself to cover my shoulders and knees.(sweltering heat) Females are not allowed to enter some temples ( I think just one here) the reason being is that if the female is menstruating,... More 

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