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“What a great place, and good exercise getting there too.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Private Tour: Chiang Mai City and Temples
Ranked #4 of 102 Attractions in Chiang Mai
4.5 of 5 stars 3,096 Reviews
Type: Religious Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers, Lookouts, Cultural
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was commissioned by King Kuena, ruler of the region from 1367-1388.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
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“What a great place, and good exercise getting there too.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

My wife and I had read some TripAdvisor reviews of Doi Suthep and the writers had not been that impressed with the place. I don;t understand why because we found it to be an outstanding example of a temple complex and loved it. Plus climbing the 300+ stairs gave us our exercise for the day. There's also a cable car for the less athletically inclined.

Visited February 2013
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“İmmense”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Great scenery but packed with tourist.Try to avoid crowds and go there after 7.00pm to see whole CM from the top at night time.You would feel the energy.

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“Worth The Climb Very Special and A Great View of Chiang Mai”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Ok to start with there are two ways to get to this temple, one is 300 steps the other does not require such hard work but you will probably have to queue. I did it the old fashioned way and felt my age by the top :) but it was worth it. The temple is very busy but also very spectacular and there is a lot to see. The view from the top looks out across Chiang Mai and it's spectacular. There are many temples in Chiang Mai but the ride out to this one is worth it.

Visited January 2013
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“Worth the Drive.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

A beautiful "Wat" in the Lana style...a photographers paradise.
700 Baht and the Taxi driver will wait to take you back to Chiang Mai.

Visited January 2013
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“you love it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

you really think you are in a holly place you must take off your shows and respect people and their opinion place have many thing abut buda see the photos

Visited January 2013
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