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Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Doi Suthep, Thailand
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+66 53 295 003
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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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A must for everyone visiting Chiang Mai

Getting to Doi Suthep is relatively easy. Catch a ride with one of the red pick-up trucks outside the North Gate or get your hotel to call a cab to take you there. Go early... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Getting to Doi Suthep is relatively easy. Catch a ride with one of the red pick-up trucks outside the North Gate or get your hotel to call a cab to take you there. Go early because loads of tourist come to visit Doi Suthep. You can walk the 306 stairs or you can take a cable car up. You pay... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very beautiful temple with breathtaking views. Very colorful and huge. However, try to beat the crowd (not sure when) because it`s awful walk and enjoy it among so many people...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well now. This temple pretty much puts every other temple to shame and Chiang Mai is chock-full of them...be prepared for an utter loss of words when you take this beauty in with your own two eyes. The photos will never do it justice so please just take my word for it and go visit. It'll be well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The complex itself is really amazing and requires a little bit of time to fully enjoy. The views are great if you are lucky with the weather.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep with my guide and it was well worth the trip. Yes it can be crowded, however we arrived about an hour before sunset and explored before taking up a position on the eastern side of the inner temple to watch the gold of the temple stupor come alive. This place is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Out of those many temples in Chiang Mai, you must put Wat Phra That Doi Suthep at the top of your list to visit. A bit of a drive out of town but it is worth it. Beautiful view. You can find quiet and tranquility in many corners but other parts are a little too crowded. Don't take the cable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rented a scooter in town and drove there ourselves. The roads are smooth (no holes) and not too steep so it was a safe/pleasant ride to the temple. Probably saved a lot of money on a scooter vs taking a tour there or being overcharged by a tuktuk. Parking was free, but 30 baht for foreigners to get in to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice temple with amazing view over the city. You have to pay 30bath entrance fee but I think it worth. This temple is considered the holiest temple in North Thailand so I believe it certainly worth to pay a visit. Be ready for the crowed and enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful temple to visit!! A bit of a hike, but completely worth it! Worth the extra money to have a guide with you and hear the history- I also can't imagine taking a red bus up, but there were a lot of people that were. On your way down the hill you can also see a national park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hostel owner recommended that we go here, and I'm sure glad we did. If you do not have a scooter to get around, you can still get here quite easily. On the outside of the old city by the North gate, there is a 7-11 where you can catch a ride up for about 150thb round trip. It is... More 

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