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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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Interesting because it is so different

Wat Chedi is immediately noticed because it is so much different than its opulent counterparts. Its appearance is more like something that you might see in Europe. There is damage... read more

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wat Chedi is immediately noticed because it is so much different than its opulent counterparts. Its appearance is more like something that you might see in Europe. There is damage to the top which occurred during an earthquake about 500 yrs. ago. Very interesting and a must see. You can walk around the compound and see the other structures. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These temples are beautiful. Each so different and yet equally as devoted as the next. Definitely a place to see. A word of advice: This is a place of worship, not a tourist attraction. Please be quiet and respectful. Do not shout at your friends, do not walk in any of the temples with shoes on. Instead of taking a... More 

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Lochristi, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chiang Mai has hundreds of temples to visit, many of them covered in gold and mosaic. But the more impressive part of this Wat is the giant Stupa behind the 'operational' temple. Granted the temple itself is rather magnificent and very opulent, but walking around the stupa really gives you a sens of grandeur. Back in the days it was... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In addition to the old, damaged Wat Chedi Luang which was built during the reign of the Three Kings in the 14th century, there are other more modern and beautiful (opulent) structures to visit. As usual, shoes must be removed before entering. Women may not enter one of the buildings. The grounds are well-kept. Definitely worth seeing and paying the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesnt take a lot of your time to see it. Its apparently one of the biggest Chedi Pagodas in Thailand. There are loads of smaller temples around it. The place is nice for relaxing if you come late afternoon to escape the queues. There is an opportunity to speak with a monk about buddhism and all aspects of life.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What hasn't 5000+ reviews left unwritten. Possibly: 1) If you enter central Chiang Mai to visit attractions then this is one of two Wats on a must list. 2) Entry fee currently of 40 baht per person is fair. 3) One building prohibits women because they will humiliate and degrade the pillars (not my belief or choice of words). 4)... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for a quick drop in and see a beautiful temple. We went here on our first day in the city and loved just walking around and finding this beautiful gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is located at the Old City and it's easy to locate using a map. Able to spent a couple of hours here as the temple is very big and there are many good spots to snap photos. Temple is old but well-maintained. There are monks walking around the temple and you may chat with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was amazing. Not so many tourists in my opinion. Had to bay some fee but it was worth it.

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing architecture and site! Lots to see and well worth the time to walk around. The history here is amazing

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