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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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Good Half Day Trip to Royal Palace, Hmong Village, & Doi Suthep

As the title says, this is a good half day trip to Royal Palace, Hmong Village, & Doi Suthep. We booked a taxi thru our Bed & Breakfast (check out Pissamorn House) in Chiang Mai... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As the title says, this is a good half day trip to Royal Palace, Hmong Village, & Doi Suthep. We booked a taxi thru our Bed & Breakfast (check out Pissamorn House) in Chiang Mai for our family of 4. It was very reasonable and all of the stops were worthwhile, with the best being the Hmong Village and Doi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was awesome trip to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep ! It is quite near the Chiang Mai city and by motorbike it takes like 30-40minutes. One-time in a life expirience !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great temple to be seen on the mountains surrounding Chiang Mai. Unfortunately, the day of our visit was cloudy but so far it added another mystic dimension to this visit. Blind to see above the usual scenery, we were more focus on the temple itself and its spiritual surroundings. The monks were a human grace of kindness, patience and... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard from hostel's receptionist that this is the most popular and best spot to sightsee. He was right. This temple lies on top of a hill which forms part of Doi Suthep. The temple is large and beautifully designed. There was a lot of fresh air and space to just enjoy yourself. On the "meditation center" you can see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy access by Song taew or local taxi or private hire . Loads of staircase in the shape of Naga but no problem if you can't walk up , there are 4 elevators service in a cheap ticket price for round trip . Handy for wheelchair access , save place for kids plus a cafe and toilet at the top.... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful Budhistic temple with a nice view, one of the most important temples in Thailand. First climb the 300 stair steps, and enjoy the rich decorated temple, and the nice view over Chiang Mai.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a car in Chiang Mai to take us up to Doi Suthep, expect anywhere from 500-1000 baht to go. Winding road up to the temple. You climb about 300 beautiful ornate steps to get to the top, foreigners have to pay 30 baht entrance fee, well worth the admission. The temple is amazing and beautiful, spend at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went this morning with my daughter Decided to get a taxi I was happy as the driver took us up there waited then drive us down town for 800thb I didn't barter - could of done but it was around 4 hours so happy with that Apparently can get red taxi at 40thb each way - happy in air Con... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has some great views of Chiang Mai. The drive up the mountain is a winding road incase you get car sick easily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a mini-bus along with travellers from different countries. Doi Sutep is about 15 km from Chiang Mai town and visible from a distance on clear day. It's built in 14th century during Lanna dynasty and believed to have discovered by an white elephant carrying the sacred relic of Buddha. Many storied are attributed to this sacred site in... More 

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