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Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 276 140
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: 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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Beautiful temple complex with the old Chedi in the centre and various smaller temples surrounding it. well worth a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful temple complex with the old Chedi in the centre and various smaller temples surrounding it. well worth a visit

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wat Chedi Luang is the center of Ancient Chiangmai city, with the strong worship to Lord Buddha. King Mengrai, famous Lanna King made this temple to praise Lord Budda and Emerald Buddha 700 hundred years ago. The stupa once had been destroyed via the storm thunder, hundred years ago, however there was partial remaining.

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Hangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Was very impressed by Wat Chedi Luang. Very easy to visit, as it is just downtown, and with incredible architecture and ruins of old temples. Although it is downtown, you can feel the place is very peaceful while walking among the monks and contemplating the gardens.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Worth seeing and walking around - free admission is a bonus. Central location (inside the moat) so easy to get to, and lots of eating places nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice temple and very easy to get there if you're staying in the old city. Bring some change / small bills as there are a number of cool ways to make a donation - signing roof tiles, receiving a bracelet and a blessing from a monk, etc.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed exploring the temple and the outside ruins although it was in the rain. It was a nice location to explore and take some good pictures of the architecture. During our visit there was a service going on and we were able to listen to the monks worship. Very interesting and thought provoking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I read great reviews about this ancient temple and discovered it was right around the corner of my hotel. On the day I arrived in Chiangmai, I headed out to see the temples in the area. On the next street, I looked up and couldn't miss the top of the stone structure. From what I had seen in the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Cool to see the half collapsed temple here and the modern one which is directly right in front of it.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable to imagine what it must have looked like in its prime so many years ago - well worth the trip. Lots of other things to look at inside the grounds as well - but the main attraction is worthy the trip. And there are plenty of other Wats and amenities nearby. Spend a few hours and you wont regret... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I good look into the history of Chiang Mai. This is a sacred site and a must see. The old Pagoda/Stupa is weathered by time. But, it does offer a glimpse into the glory days of the Lanna Kingdom.

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