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Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain)

Mae Hia Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 248 604
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Mae Hia Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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"cable car"
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"worth the climb"
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"jasmine flower"
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"giant buddha"
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"worth the trip"
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"red taxi"
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"winding road"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Completely renovated three years ago,this is a must see site near Chiang Mai. It is up in the hills with an overlook of the city. The golden stupa is newly shiny and a place of pilgrimage. After driving to the base, you take a funicular...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the lesser visited of the two hilltop wats to the west of Chiang Mai We accessed it by going to the central songthaew location in Chiang Mai. The driver charged 600 baht for the round trip including waiting for us whilst we were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice around 9am, and there were only local people paying their devotions around. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place in Bangkok. Definitely worth to visit. There are some stairs but also several places to rest if you get tired. Beautiful spots, you can try the bells, gongs, meet interesting people, not mention the great view from top. Do not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Temple was amazing with it’s many beautiful Buddhas and Pagodas/Stupas. It helped to have a tour guide to get more of the details. Chiang Mai has so many Temples but don’t miss this one.

Thank Eileen F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is beautiful very famous with The Thai people you can make a wish But just only one . If your wish comes true you must return Not far from Chiang Mai I used Uber and it cost just under 200 thai bath

Thank martin k
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another lovely temple to add to the list. It’s worth a trip just to get out of town. Best to visit early in the day, since it does get crowded. We took a red taxi to the zoo and then another one up the...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chang Mai province. It is certainly an amazing hilltop temple with amazing gold buddah’s and surrounds. They have cable car to get to the top if you dont want to walk the 300...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a beautiful temple surrounded by beautiful lush landscapes with a great view of Chiang Mai. You are welcomed by a 17 meter tall sitting Buddha statue. The complex holds many more oversized buddha statues as well as bells for ringing. There is an...More

1  Thank Cheryl K
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

This is very good temple. It has big Buddha statue, one is sitting, one is standing and one is reclining. Recommended place to go..

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OlenaSunnyTraveler
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Katey L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there was no gates or point of pay its and open area so should be fine
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Lean T
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
Sunrise is best as the Monks sleep early and you can see and communicate with them. Sunset is not recommended. Make sure you go with a tour guide
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livinganamae
November 17, 2016|
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Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend booking hotel through one of the online booking sites. I use Agoda but there are several other sites that do the same including Trip Advisor. The same applies to flights. Use either the airline site direct or... More
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