We were staying a street away so visited in the late afternoon: sat & listened to the monks chanting before heading outside and getting some great pictures as the sun went down .
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Getting here and running the old city was more fun than the actual sight itself. The place is literally packed to the brim with tourists, good luck trying to get any sort of photo without huge amount of people in them. I would not advise...More
This is a beautiful temple. In the front is the modern temple, but behind are some very scenic ruins. Lots of opportunity to use the camera here. Best thing? We could sit and chat with a monk, asking anything we wanted to know about Buddhism...More
I did not intend to visit this temple but I was so amazed when I went at night. The illumination was so beautiful. One of the biggest temples in Chiang mai. Night admission is 20 THB.
I'd say I liked this temple the most in Chiang Mai. It looks so different from the rest and really feels ancient. Might have been nice to have a tour to really understand what it all was but we googled later to fill in the...More
Wat Chedi Luang will be the first place on your list where you would want to visit. Most of the tourists in Chiang Mai visit this temple on their first or second day of stay in Chiang Mai. Fortunately my hotel was very close to...More
Dropped in for an hour or so, busy with tourists. Impressive earthquake damaged Chedi at the centre. If you are lucky you might catch some monks chanting in the great hall. Find out what day of the week you were born on and purchase some...More