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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

9 หมู่ที่ 9 Tambon Su Thep, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Built early in the 19th century, the Buddhist Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of the sacred and most important temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The structure is an incredible piece of architecture and skilled craftsmanship. For those who are looking forward to an extraordinary experience full of peace and tranquility.



Attractions near Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park0.63km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park is named after the mountains where the hermit Sudeva lived on it's slopes for many years. The park is situated in Chiang Mai Province.  The main attractions of the park are; Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Pui Mountain, waterfalls, viewpoints and trails. The national park is one of the best in the country for hiking thanks to its “endless” trails throughout the park from all directions and elevations. Cycling is also very popular.

Bhubing Palace2.23km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

The Bhubing Palace is located on Doi Buak Ha, Muang District, Chiang Mai Province. It is the royal winter residence in Chiang Mai where the Royal family stays during seasonal visits to the people in the northern part of Thailand. The palace is also the royal guesthouse for prominent state visitors from abroad. Now it is one of the famous tourist attraction in Thailand.

Chiang Mai Zoo2.78km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

The Chiang Mai Zoo is surprisingly interesting. Covering 200 acres of land in the foothills of Doi Suthep and providing excellent views of the city in addition to its fascinating wildlife exhibits, Chiang Mai Zoo is certainly worth a visit, Its vast variety of animals and the flora and fauna inside the zoo is quite interesting.

Wat Suan Dok5.2km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Wat Suan Dok, built in the late 14th century, houses several structures of historical significance. Among them include the principal pagoda that enshrines the Buddha’s relics, a garden of whitewashed mausoleums housing the ashes of late Chiang Mai rulers, and a large open-air wiharn .  The temple is found outside the old city wall, about 1km east of Suan Dok Gate on Suthep Road. Built by a King of Chiang Mai on the grounds of his pleasure garden.

Wat Lok Moli6.49km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Wat Lok Molee is an older temple in Chiang Mai which features a 14th century chedi, manicured garden area and an impressive prayer hall. Located just outside of the Old City moat area, Wat Lok Molee is not visited as often as other temples and therefore sometimes visitors can be alone in the whole temple grounds.  The entrance to Wat Lok Molee is guarded by two impressive stone elephants, although there is a second larger entrance for cars and motorbikes to enter.

Wat Phra Singh (Gold Temple)6.61km from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Wat Phra Singh is perhaps the second most venerated temple in Chiang Mai after Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. It houses three main structures, the main attraction being the elegantly decorated Lai Kam assembly hall and its restored murals depicting the lives of locals hundreds of years ago.  Located inside the old city wall, at the western end of Ratchadamnoen Road, the temple’s signature Lanna-style roofs and glittering viharn  invite visitors.

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Chiang Mai Province is the tourist hub of the north of Thailand. It is considered one of the most scenic provinces in the country due to its mountain ranges, valleys, flora, and fauna.