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Wat Phra Singh

Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 94 740 2294
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This temple was built in 1345 under King Phayu, the fifth king of the Mangrai dynasty.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 94 740 2294
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the other great wats to see in the city. Easy to combine with others and certainly worth stopping by.

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Admittedly, this was our 5th Wat of the day in Chiang Mai. However, while it clearly covered lots of ground, it was largely underwhelming compared to some of the others. The main room looked a bit like the entrance to a standard hotel, unlike others...More

1  Thank Linzibo
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best - and richest - temple inside the city of Chiang Mai and knows it (it charges an entrance fee). The collection of compound buildings are richly decorated with gold and attracts tourists by the droves as well as pilgrims who venerate...More

1  Thank Viatorcoloniae
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I think the most beautiful temple in chiang mai. Serene, detailed work in all the buildings and just a nice atmosphere.

Thank cps108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam I am a bit blase about "another temple". However, Wat Phra Singh is very impressive, so much so that I returned three times during my stay. I was lucky to be in Chiang Mai when some special Buddhist...More

Thank rhondazzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wat phrasing is a big temple in chiang mai old town. Beautiful golden pagoda is in side and good decorated temple. It is near wat Jedi luang and three king, monument. Small school is in there also.

Thank tommy102jason
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great temple to see in the West of the Old Town. Is very big and impressive, i preferred the older Wat Chedi Luang. But it was still worth a visit.

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very impressive and a must to visit when you are in Chiang Mai. The temple is from the 14 th century. The architecture is classic Lanna style. You can see several vers old Buddha statues. The temple is still active and you shall...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is another temple that should be seen on you trip to mai! You can speak to the monks and look around inside and outside the temple! Be careful what you wear (no shoulders or knees on show) it's not strict on that rule but...More

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice golden temple, not sure it's a "must see." One of the buildings has a 20 baht "foreigners ticket." I think you can safely skip that building.

Thank Brian C
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June 16, 2016|
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Response from anushkaa8 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your interest, Chiang mai is a very beautiful place with lot of cultural attractions, also if you like adventour there are many adventure activities, there is elephant sanctuary which is must visit if you are... More
Renee J
December 6, 2015|
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Response from SILKTRAVEL | Reviewed this property |
Hi is depend the time (sometimes they open 6 am for the prayers,..) But if you want to be sure: plan for 10 am - 05 pm. And enjoy! Is greatful!