We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Improve this listing
Ranked #4 of 114 Attractions in Chiang Mai
Type: Religious Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers, Lookouts
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Wat Phra Doi Suthep is beautiful- located on the hills - it is a 30 min drive from the city centre. The cable car can be used by aged travellers who... more »
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Write a Review

2,578 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,362
    917
    249
    40
    10
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Milano
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

One of the most beautyfull Buddist temple and the most important in Chang Mai. Remarcable the tipical three roof architecture

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful place, it's a long hike up the stairs but worth it. Would recommend a trip here, it's a must see when in chiang mai

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I got to the Wat by songthaew. There were six of us so we hired one to take us. It shoudn't cost more than $4 per person (if you have enough people). The ride up there is quite an experience, though I can't say it is great. The air quality is horrible, maybe from the automobiles traveling on the road.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hemiksem, Belgium
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The location at the top of the hill can be challenging if you have difficulty dealing with curvy roads in the back of a taxi. But once there, the promising climb up the 300 steps is a sight for sore eyes. The entry fee is a matter of goodwill, no one checked our tickets - it's ridiculously cheap anyway to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Its one of the most beautiful temple I have seen till date and here I learnt the stories of Buddha and his disciples who have preached balance. Will surely pay another visit to this temple.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Swansea United kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

great view we traveled by shared taxi and asked to stop at a small waterfall on the way back- not the big touristy one

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

without doi suthep is your trip is not worth to visit chiang mai . if you have limited time in chiang mai . first chosses to go doi suthpen first , you will see nice temple and view . i,m highly recommend to this please .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boca Raton, Florida
Top Contributor
507 reviews 507 reviews
110 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A must-see Wat on the outskirts of the city. Plenty to see and enjoy at the main site and it has a grand view of the city

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We rented a bike and drove here and it was a fantastic ride winding up the mountain. We saw a lot of people on cycles if you're feeling for and want a challenge good luck (you will see what I mean). The Wat it very near the top of the mountain. It's a beautiful Wat and has fantastic views down... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

i really like this place,its very peaceful and very beautiful and it has some great views over chiang mai,you can even watch the planes landing and taking off at chiang mai airport

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wat Phra That Doi Suthep also viewed

Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province
 
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province
 

Been to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing