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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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Stunning

Stunning temple with stunning views over to Chiangmai too. It's a long walk up (I do think there is an alternative though, such as a cable car) but it is so worth it when you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning temple with stunning views over to Chiangmai too. It's a long walk up (I do think there is an alternative though, such as a cable car) but it is so worth it when you reach the top. Such a varied display. At the bottom are plenty of places to get a drink / ice cream and plenty of Tuk... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

How could I explain the beauty of Phra That Doi Suthep. It's very beautiful and charming. Huge golden Phra That on top of the mountain. Also the center of Chaing Mai people's hearts. If you come to Cheing Mai by not visiting Phra That Doi Suthep, then please note that you are not arrive yet

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Chiang Mai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep also known as Doi Suthep temple is located at the top of Doi Suthep (Suthep Mountain). It takes about 20 - 30 mins from the city centre. If you get carsick easily, you might want to take some medication before you start your trip up the mountain. When you get to the parking area/drop-off area,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There were tour companies wanting 500 baht (or 1000 for a sunset tour) to take you from the city to the temple and back. I went by songhaew from the stop opposite Chang Puak Gate. Just look for the tariff board. Unfortunately this option means waiting for enough people to make the trip economical. I waited in the hot afternoon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Chiang Mai you should make the effort to go see this temple, the views back to Chiang Mai are amazing. The temple itself is fairly unremarkable and fairly busy with fellow tourists which detracts from the experience a little bit. The cheapest way to get there is to go to the red bus station outside of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was really suggestive But too crowded and expencive. Anyway it must be visited if You Are in Chang Mai!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at airport and after pick up by the local tour van, we went straight up to this temple. Steep drive and felt little dizzy upon arrival. Those that have motion sickness, advice to take some medicine. Reach just before sun set and took the cable car rather than the ~300 steps walk to reach the temple. Manage to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to take a ride from the main city ( costs around 60 -80 Baht) to reach here. It is located in the hills and one can see Chiang Mai from here. Preferable wear full length clothes while going here.

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Heverlee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is a must see in Chiang Mai. Make sure you take a taxi up there, because the way up is very long and steep. We saw a couple of people trying to make the way up there and they were obviously struggling. The temple itself in very beautiful and the grounds have an amazing view over Chiang Mai.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to visit this temple as we had an afternoon free and a shuttle from Chiang Rai cost us TB 190 each so it wasn't expensive for a 45 minute trip. Dropped off on the hill where the temple is located and had a look through the Jade shop prior to climbing the hill and then the 300+ steps up... More 

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