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Wat Phra Singh

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This temple was built in 1345 under King Phayu, the fifth king of the Mangrai dynasty.
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Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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All reviews beautiful temple old city main temple golden stupa worth a visit monks chanting lanna style entrance fee take your time walking street tuk tuk architecture wax statues dragon tourists worship
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Very nice temple like all the others. They have in plus the gold monument it was really pretty. The entrence is free.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is truly one of the best temples in Thailand. The whole area is very tranquil and very well maintained. Small, but gorgeous buildings and atmosphere. A must see in Chiang Mai.

Date of experience: January 2019
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So many temples in Old Chiang Mai and this yet another great one! Intricate detail and a feel of respect and harmony.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ornate grounds of this temple are so pretty. There are several buildings and structures to see. The monks chanting and walking the grounds, as well as the burning incense, add to your experience. If you visit on a Sunday, the Sunday Night market starts...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wat Phra Sing is a beautiful and spiritual site. If you enjoy taking photographs, there's ample opportunity for you to indulge in here. I would advise that you read about the temple before you visit so that you will have a better understanding about temple...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the famous Pagoda in Chiangmai Very well maintained Art pieces well presented Can be covered in city tours

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mehmoodmewat
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went here with friends who live in Thailand. The temple was gorgeous. I would recommend going near sunset. The pictures are stunning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kris T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful temple. Make sure when you go, out of respect, be covered up. Cover your shoulders and legs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy temple with beautiful architecture, I really liked all teh pagoda's in the back of the temple. check it out if you have time

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wat contains the beautiful Phra Singh Buddha. Admission was 20 Bhat. There were several buildings and one not to be missed had the reclining buddha. The gold elephants were impressive. We really enjoyed the beauty of this wat.

Date of experience: January 2019
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cmd0620
December 14, 2018|
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Response from abhishil | Reviewed this property |
Shangrila, Le Meridien .. any hotel in the old city of Chiang Mai. We have not visited the elephant sanctuary but an guessing it should be further away from the city. By silver temple are you talking of the temple which... More
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October 13, 2018|
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Response from Bubble_PT | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. You can walk to the Tha Pae Gate. I walked back and forth many times. The only problem is you will be sweating walking :)
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E-traveller1969
London, United Kingdom
First time in Chiang Mai - sanity check on my itinerary pls (28 Replies)
Would welcome any comments/suggestions... 6 April 12:20pm arrival from Hong Kong Taxi to hotel in the Old City Visit Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang, Warawihan 6pm 2 hour massage booked Dinner - suggestions welcomed. We love street food/local fare Night Bazaar 7 April EARLY - Taxi to Do Suthep (for sunrise) Visit Wat Umong and waterfall on return to city - is this possible? 3:30pm pick up from hotel for Thai cookery class Looking for suggestions afterwards (around 9:30-10pm) -...More
March 22, 2017|
Response fromKevin_One_Man_Show|
I would move the lanna museum to the last morning Its busy - very busy Sorta doable - but busy
Chase H
Mobile, Alabama
Day Tour (3 Replies)
I need some help putting together my itinerary for Chiang Mai tour. I am going to hire a driver for the day and not sure what all i can pack into a 8 hour trip. Here are the things we know we are going to do: 1. Dio Suthep Temple 2. Orchid & Butterfly farm 3. Tiger Kingdom How much time do you think that will take. I don't expect we will spend a ton of time at the orchid & butterfly farm. Maybe 20 mins. We will want to spend some time at the tiger kingdom and interact with the...More
September 21, 2016|
Response fromJohnListon|
Yes you can do all that in one day with a driver Wat Saun Dok is on the road to Doi Suthep and Tiger Kingdom is out near Mae Rim . This mean you cross town and you will have plenty of traffic. I went to The butterfly and Orchid some years ago ,I have also been to an Orchid only one at Mae Rim I would go to the Tiger Temple in the morning if you are there peak season. Chok Dee
mcam_au
Sydney, Australia
Parking in Chiang Mai city. (5 Replies)
We'll be in Chiang Mai early October for a few days and planning on staying on the east side of the river. I'll be driving the extended family around in a mini van and wonder what the prospects of trying to park in the inner city area would be like? Say for instance trying to park near Wat Phra Singh. There will be 8 of us so leaving the van and trying to all cram in a taxi doesn't sound like fun. I suppose there are songthews running around though. cheers Mark.
September 01, 2011|
Response fromLondonDesmond|
I've hired a self drive mini van before for a trip with lots of family members, but we needed it for a trip out on the Mae hongson loop. If you'll be staying in and around chiang Mai then it will probably be easier and less stressful to hire songthaews, it would be pretty cheap too as the cost is spread among quite a few of you. It won't be difficult to find a driver who will take you anywhere you want to go.