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Wat Chedi Luang

Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 276 140
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Ranked #2 of 130 Attractions in Chiang Mai
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious Emerald Buddha.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

try and see the temple during the day and at night. looks stunning when the temple is lit up. good chance to see monks just walking around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking around the temple grounds. Not very busy or crowded when we went. Most of the signs are in Thai. A must while in Chiang Mai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Every time you start travelling there is a thing that you are gonna get tired of it. In Europe, sometimes you get tired of the amount of Cathedrals or War Museums, and in Asia, you are gonna see so many temples that you might either have a religious stroke or you are gonna take 50 million pics. But Wat Chedi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Smaller wat just outside the city walls. Not a tourist site as much as others, nothing was in English, but still interesting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to stop in while the student monks were in temple. Very impressive. We did not have a guide but were able to read a lot of the history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We are not really temple enthusiasts, but the ancient part of this temple caught our eye and we decided to visit anyway. We actually really enjoyed the whole complex. The modern temples were quite amazing inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

nothing else like this anywhere in Thailand. The elephant terrace is stunning. lots to see here and bought a treasured amulet inisde the temple--- glorious mirning here. go before 10 am- no tourists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This temple was on our "must see" list whilst visiting Chiang Mai. We were not disappointed. Its sheer size is awe inspiring and coupled with its age, it certianly makes you ponder on life. The "new" temple on the same site is beautiful and we were lucky enough to be there when the monks came in for daily practice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Very impressive construction believed to be circa 15thC and well preserved. It is the highest structure I have seen in Chiang Mai and has many interesting sculptures of elephants etc. Buddah certainly has his followers here in Thailand and I have now stopped phographing the Wats and temples as even digital as even digital images have a certain capacity. Do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We visited this temple in Chiang Mai and were absolutely blown away by its beauty. It's breathtaking. We were able to witness many student monks of all ages taking classes outdoors in various locations on the grounds. As well, there were classes going on inside the temples as well. Plan on spending about 2 hours touring this site.

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