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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
+66 53 295 003
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Located high in the hills above Chiang Mai, this magnificent temple was commissioned by King Kuena, ruler of the region from 1367-1388.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful temple” (396 reviews)
“chiang mai” (1,551 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Located outside of Chiang Mai city, approximately 45 minutes drive from city and you will need to drive up to the steep and curvy road. You may park the vehicle at the open car park which is opposite the temple. For elderly or children may...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this temple one day whiles being in Chiang Mai. The taxi from the city costed us around 500 bath for 2 people, that included a taxi ride to the temple, an 1,5 hour wait and a taxi ride back to the hotel. The...More

1  Thank Patrycja S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to Doi Suket but I believe what made it so special was going there at sunrise before the crowds. We combined it with morning alms giving and it was an unforgettable experience.

Thank 277RobertD277
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Religious place full with spiritual attractions. You can have the view of Chaing Mai City from there.

Thank Frede R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The temple isn’t far from chiang mai, it’s a realy steep and curvy road. It was very crowded but it has a nice view of the city if the sky is clear, very nice colors and atmosphere at the sunset though you can’t see it...More

Thank Liraz S
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is perhaps one of the most visited places in Chiang Mai. When you reach the area you aren't quite sure of what awaits you as it looks like a normal building with some street vendors all over. Suddenly you spot the colorful serpent heads...More

1  Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 3 days ago

The temple itself was beautiful for sure, but packed with tourist. My best advise here is to, instead of driving to the temple, HIKE THE MONK'S TRAIL! to the temple. Honestly, I feel like I shouldn't even mention it because it felt like a wonderful...More

1  Thank Heather K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was here before in December 1984..only to climb the 300 stairs up and down...now with the lift facility...one won't gets tired..but only be better if during the travel up and down with the lift.. can see the sorrounding view of the area...

Thank boonphob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice temple, has a different vibe than the temples in town. Worth visit. It might be a good idea to go during a week as on weekends it is usually crowded. But if you can go just on weekend I would still visit as...More

1  Thank Enoshan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cheapest way to get there is by Buggy Car Taxi (a shared red car taxi). Depends on your location, it should cost you around 60 to 80 B per person (with uber it will cost more than 400 B!) Once you get there you...More

2  Thank RonnC
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campo84748
November 15, 2017|
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Response from richy66673 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the red bhat buses are good and cheap but bit rough on the bum going up there. Plus there's so many other things to see near by while your there. Strike a deal with local taxi man. Id say a 1000bhat for the tour up there.
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aishal24
November 1, 2017|
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Response from PDR1976 | Reviewed this property |
download the "grab" app and you can hire a driver (works like an uber) highly recommend an early visit.
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Emma D
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Emily5Grace | Reviewed this property |
My group took the red trucks between bhubing palace and the temple, I'm sure you can walk but it probably would be a long way and it seems kind of unsafe with cars zooming up and down the road. However I saw people biking... More
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