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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Phone Number: 5329-5003
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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Highest level of the temple, can view the Chiang Mai city. Feel very relax and also good to take photograph. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at the Coffee Shop before leaving the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Highest level of the temple, can view the Chiang Mai city. Feel very relax and also good to take photograph. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at the Coffee Shop before leaving the temple (optional)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The views from the top are breathtaking. The grounds are very well kept. There is some renovation going but that does not inhibit from site-seeing very peaceful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It takes about 30 min from central Chaing Mai to get there. I think it is work a visit. It is is different from other temples in Chiang Mai because of location on top of the mountain.

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Ivins, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Mr. Job was our very knowledgeable tour guide who took us and 5 others up the mountain to Doi Sothrup temple, summer palace and also to see the Mung(?) hill tribe originally from China. The tour was 4 hours long. Didn't know much about Buddhism, but it was well explained by our tour guide. The temple is beautiful, the palace/grounds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

the journey to the temple and the city view was good. the place was peaceful and very nice. Cable car is also there for those who cannot climb steps

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We took the Songtheaw from the Wall city to the Zoo, which is the base to go to different tourist sights, the Doi Suthep, the Palace and the tribal area. We just took another songtheaw to Doi Suthep. To the hilltop temple, you can either walk up hundreds of steps or take the tramp to the top. It was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We decided to rent a moped to go and see this temple as we had been told it's the best one in Chiang Mai. We were not disappointed. The temple is up a load of steps but it is beautiful and the view from the top is incredible. It's 30 baht to get in each which is exceptionally reasonable. After... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Its quite a walk up but you will get rewarded with a wonderfull temple and a very nice view on top of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The temple is striking and you need some time to wonder around and absorb everything. It really is as picturesque as everyone says. HOWEVER - come early. We went before 08.00 am and were rewarded with calm and serenity. We could sit on a bench and enjoy the quiet, the atmosphere and the view. Towards lunch when we drove past... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I had booked this visit through my hotel and had a private driver upon arriving at the foot of the steps the driver asked me & my friend if we wanted to climb the 300+ steps or to get the cable car we each took a different route ! Once at the top the views were simply amazing we also... More 

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