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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple

Temple

All Day

06.00 - 17.00

Contact Details

Address

Tambon Suthep, Amphoe Mueang, Chaing Mai

Telephone

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Attraction Details

Opening Hours: Daily


Location: Tambon Suthep, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai Province

 

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is the most important temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Built in the early 19th Buddhist century, the beauty of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is marked by seven-headed serpent statues that line the stairs to the temple where a Chiang Saen style golden pagoda and all its exquisite Lanna architecture is situated. The view of Chiang Mai from here is just phenomenal as well.

 

At Wat Phra That Doi Suthep they also have Tiaw Khuen Doi Festival, which is the travel up Doi Suthep Hill to worship the Buddhist relics enshrined there. It is an experience worth checking out.

 

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is located in Tambon Suthep, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai Province. Doi Suthep Hill is 14 kilometers away from the center of Chiang Mai. 

 

If you travel by car, take the Huai Kaew - Chiang Mai University - Chiang Mai Zoo road and you will see the way to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep signposted. There are also small buses running from Chiang Mai University, which are available from 5.00 am – 5.00 pm.

 

Two ways to get to Phra That Doi Suthep Temple

 

- Walking up the seven-headed serpent stairs. It is also a great spot to take pictures.

 

- Taking an electric tram, which is available from 6.00 am – 6.00 pm. The fee is 20 THB for Thais and 50 THB for foreigners.

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