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Address: 103 Phra Pok Klao Road | Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 53 276 140
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious...

Built about 600 years ago, this impressive temple once housed the precious Emerald Buddha.

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😉😀a must see if n Chiang Mai

Astoundingly beautiful and historical. The entire complex is amazing. A truly magical place in the Old City of Chiang Mai. The restored men only Wat has amazing paintings on... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Astoundingly beautiful and historical. The entire complex is amazing. A truly magical place in the Old City of Chiang Mai. The restored men only Wat has amazing paintings on the wall. A spiritual place to be taken seriously.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I think here is a heart of Chiang Mai. It is a big temple with houg pagoda. So this is temple name is a way (temple) chedi ( pagoda) luang (big) my new knowledge and new experience. Recommend

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited so many Temples in Chiang Mai and this was one in my top three to visit list, the other two being Wat Phra Singh and Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep. I was most interested in the monumental stupa, which when it was at its full height was 90 meters (prior to an earthquake in 1545), and was the tallest... More 

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Chonburi, Chon Buri, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing sacred place. You can even chat with monks! It made me think of Ayutthaya. Great to visit. Nothing too special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara is a very impressive temple and must see in Chiang Mai. It definitely worth going to!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to see - the ancient and the old. There is an area where you can sit and talk to the local monks - fascinating insight into their lives and that of the Thai people. Entry fee is minimal - 40 bhat - definitely value for money. Clothes have to be modest so take a shawl to cover shoulders... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most beautiful temples in all of Thailand in my opinion. And in the heart of beautiful old Chiang Mai. Make sure you dress appropriately. While to us foreigners, it is a tourist destination, it is an active place of worship. Don't need to like it, but should respect it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The temple buildings are very nice tosee and there are a few good photo ops that are different. The earthquake story is good to know when you view the pagoda. Be sure tofullyn walk around the pagoda to take it all in

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

After the earthquake in chiang mai more than a hundred years. The biggest chedi have been broken by Natural Disaster but I think that happened in the past make them uniqueness and mystery. You will fall in love with this chedi and everything surrounds you at this temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Large temple grounds and beautiful art everywhere. It was my first time at a legit temple and I thought it was definitely worth going to.

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