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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
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is really the highlight of temples. Together with Wat Pra sing but the view here is also unique and also if you visit a day with fog then it's a whole diferent sensation. If you don't visit that temple, you didn't go anywhere. OW!!!!

Visited July 2013
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“Worth the effort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

This is one of my favorite wats in Chiang Mai and stands out from the many other temples. It requires finding transport from the city. There are many Songtaews that go there so this is not a problem. I personally hired a driver for the day so I could see this in conjunction with a few other sites. The design of this temple is different and the view from the top is great. I would go early in the day as it gets crowded with tour groups.

Visited June 2013
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“Good trip !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I was debating whether or not to make a trip here, and so glad I did! Beautiful, on great grounds, entertaining, and has a captivating sunset from the top!

Visited November 2012
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“Great views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Worth the trip for the views . Recommend air conditioned taxi very steep, windy road not great in back of a songtaew. We hired taxi for full day (9 hours) for 600 baht.

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“Lots of steps”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Great view, beautiful temple and a blessing at the top. Only need an hour there so plan to do other activities or a tour which incorporates the temple. A few good stalls. Not far from Chiang Mai and can be seen from the centre.

Visited July 2013
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