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Wat Phra Singh

Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 94 740 2294
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This temple was built in 1345 under King Phayu, the fifth king of the Mangrai dynasty.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old city” (94 reviews)
“main temple” (50 reviews)
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Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 94 740 2294
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a 1000 years old Budda brought from Sri Lanka by one of the previous Thai Kings. Certainly worth visiting while in the city.

Thank Wojtek M
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you really want to delve into the Thai tradition and history, Wat Phra Sing is an absolute must. It houses the oldest and largest Chedi in the city, and no building inside the moat may be higher, in order to afford all the people...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the temple - they are very strict with covering below your knees and shoulders! Especially when the monks hold a meditation session- mostly women were targeted. Just a heads up. Other than that super peaceful - great place to take photos especially as the...More

Thank LBGAbruzzi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice Temple. Easy to find. Highly recommend that you go there very very very early in the morning and hear the monks chanting. It is an amazing experience.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a 45 minute drive from the city center up a mountain road (stop and see the forest temple on the way! Incredible!) with great views of the city along the way, climb 300 steps (not as hard as it sounds) to s beautiful major...More

Thank awetb
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this temple inside were 3 wax statues of monks, they looked so real you almost thought they were. The temple was beautiful and then we went outside and a class of students wanting to learn English stopped us and asked us to talk...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a shiny temple in chiang mai. The main chedi and other small chedis are golden. It is on the west side of old chiang mai. No admission fee.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in awe when I heard Buddhists chanting as I approached. I made a point of visiting as my guidebook indicated this was a must see. It's difficult to walk in tropical humid climate in covered apparel. I brought along a large sarong to...More

Thank Downtown1920
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is located in the old city and it is in the centre. you will find the most locals and tourist at this temple. inside the compound it is always packed and you will find a few temples all built within the compound. the design...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to come by when you are in Chiangmai. It is right in the old city area. From here you could just walk around and visit the near by market and other neighboring temples. All beautiful. I love its architecture.

Thank Nat K
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delishnaz
17 June 2016|
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Response from PrittyChak | Reviewed this property |
Liaise with your hotel if they can assist you to book a car, if time is short for you. Booking a car and driver, with gasoline charged is about THB 2500 for half a day, arrange for the driver to pick you and send your back... More
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Renee J
6 December 2015|
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Response from SILKTRAVEL | Reviewed this property |
Hi is depend the time (sometimes they open 6 am for the prayers,..) But if you want to be sure: plan for 10 am - 05 pm. And enjoy! Is greatful!
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