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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, 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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Great view of the city

Nice temple on the mountain. Took a taxi van to it, wasn't expensive. Nice breeze. There a about 300 steps to reach the temple, but you can get a ride to the top.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Went on a wet day so we missed the views that this place is reputed to have. I ignored those who encouraged me to take a tiny lift up to the temple, it was much more fun walking up the 300 plus stairs. There is a small fee to get inside. Best to go in good weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Nice temple on the mountain. Took a taxi van to it, wasn't expensive. Nice breeze. There a about 300 steps to reach the temple, but you can get a ride to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Hired a songtaews to take 3 of us there, 45mins ride uphill. 1.5 hrs visiting Doi Suthep, highest area at Chiangmai, view is excellent with windy air (23-25C) while city is 30C. Temple have many tourist & local praying with tourist paying 30baht.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A must of Chiang Mai, a very beautiful temple and great view of Chain Mai from the top. Recomended during later months to view cherry blossom trees from the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Rent a bike and slowly go all the way up to the temple making everynowandthen making stops to admire amazing views over the town. Temple itself is nice but far too crowded, can't really find peace in there. Though if you lucky to get a seat on one of the benches in a view point section, you'll definitely enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful temple with much to see. For the energetic there are many steps or take the rail car (covered so no views on the way up). It gets crowded so maybe visit earlier in the day. There is a fairly large market around the steps and foot of the steps with plenty of refreshment and souvenir stalls. Modest dress is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting place in Chiang Mai. For people who are not religious by definition like us, it is just a nice experience to walk 306 steps up, seeing a lot of Gold, take pictures and then drive down the mountain. The road was even a little dangerous and took a log time to get back. We stopped at the village where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The temple is on the top of a mountain "Doi Suthep" . We took the tram up, took our shoes off and entered the main temple. A lot of visitors did their worship there. Inside the temple, most statues were in shining gold paint. Outside the main temple, you could see the city view of Chiang Mai if the weather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a busy place to visit, but well worth maneuvering among the throngs. Even with the busyness it is easy to get lost in the serenity of some of the sights.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We climbed up to the top and the temple was lovely. We went there with a tour so we spent around 2 hours in this area. It was worth the climb.

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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
Phone Number: 5329-5003
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Doi Suthep

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