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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
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Phone Number: 5329-5003
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was...

Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was commissioned by King Kuena, ruler of the region from 1367-1388.

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Gorgeous temple and view over Chiang Mai

If you can, don't be afraid of the stairs surrounded by trees and take the time to climb to the temple. The temple is really beautiful and has a special northern Thailand style... read more

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you can, don't be afraid of the stairs surrounded by trees and take the time to climb to the temple. The temple is really beautiful and has a special northern Thailand style. It was a bit crowded in the afternoon, but totally worth it and on top of this the view over Chiang Mai is gorgeous.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I got to visit the Temple as it was included in my Mountain Bike Tour (#9) and I was so glad I chose that tour, as others chose the dirt mountain tracks. To me, one dirt track is the same as any other, but the Temple was something I'm glad I got to see. At the base, there are many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there about 8 in the morning by motorcycle and it was still foggy. The road was in perfect condition and the view on the sides was heart breaking! The 3G signal was very good even we went further to the mountain.

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a market at the entrance before the staircase. The stair is a bit steep for elderly or young child, so keep an eye on them. The top of the climb is a beautiful temple, swarmed with tourist. Might need sometimes if you are planning to get a good photospot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Scenic mountain top views of the city. You can choose to climb over 300 steps to get to the top where the temple is located or for a small fee take a people mover up to the top and return back. Unfortunately no major restaurant options over there but you will find snacks and delicious ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many temples in Chaing Mai. This one is about 7km from the old city & worth the songtow (red bus) up the mountain the mountains themselves are stunning lush jungle & the road up is world class. Or you could hike up if you choose the fitness route. Once your there it's a very large and impressive temple.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went up on our rented motorbike. It is worth the trip... but drive safely...the locals will do the stunts (overtaking before turns and so on) Make sure you dress accordingly and do not forget to pay 30b as a foreigner... We were lucky with nice views of the city and ..airport😉 When we were done in the Wat we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As stated.....it's a temple with a really nice view of Chiang Mai. The temple is nice but not any better or worse than others. If your looking for something to do for a couple of hours. Hire a moped and ride up and take in the view.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

DOI SUTHEP TEMPLE 360° VIEW OF CHAING MAI CITY was builted by king of chiang mai his name is Kue Na.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the hill of Chiang Mai, You can see this magnificent temple. In a clear day you can have a beautiful view of Chiang Mai. A lot of people visit this temple. I a good I idea to go early and try to go up stairs the 300+ steps. Or at least down staris..

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