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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 #1 of 208 things to do in Chiang Mai
Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the...
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Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Ancient ruins, 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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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

What an AMAZING place to experience culturally! Huge grounds Wide variety of things to see - from dozens/hundreds of Buddha statues, to an actual petrified mummy of a senior monk. *** NOTE *** *** ATTIRE *** Women: You do NOT need to buy special clothing if you wear items considered too revealing. THEY PROVIDE FOR FREE what could best be... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

this is definitely a must see sight in chiang mai. nice and graceful temple located in the old city of chiang mai. close to restaurants and to the sunday night market. it is worth a visit even at night!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Ancient temple that great to stroll around. Early morning is best before becoming laden with people. Light better too for those photographers. This is also very easy to reach. From most hotels in old town it is walking distance.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This place has quite an interesting history - so read before you visit. Otherwise it would just be another broken Chedi.

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Boornzwaag
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Wat Chedi Luang is a historical place worthwile to visit. Its history is interesting with several buildings and an impressing restored chedi as its centerpiece. The chedi made me think of the Ankor Wat complex in Cambodia. Its restoration could have done better but is still impressive. The whole place invites for a leisure walk of about one hour

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Herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The temple is interesting but the ancient Wat behind is more impressive. Very old and must have been a fantastic site in its day. A place to sit and think and absorb the vibes of the ancient times. Other temples have more interesting artifacts but Chedi Luang has a unique feel.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

After seeing a lot of Wats in Chiang Mai they all start to become the same but this stands out from the rest! Incredible! The history behind it is so interesting also. A must see in CM!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This place is full of history and a great place to spend part of your day exploring chiang mai. It's also not too far from cafes and bars if you need a drink to cool off!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We did a segway tour and this was on it. Beautiful ancient temple. Felt like I had stepped back in time. Worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

If you have time for just a few Wats, this one, the Phra Signh and the Doi Suthep are musts...an easily walk from most hotels, this Wat is smaller but just lovely!

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