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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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“beautiful temple” (154 reviews)
“old city” (112 reviews)
“main temple” (59 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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 2 days ago

A very beautiful temple with impressive golden structures and monk statues inside the temples. We arrived around 3pm and it was moderately busy. I would say early morning might be a good time to go to try to get photos of things without people walking...More

Thank SarahR06
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very nice and big temple complex, easy to get to, the red taxi trucks will take you there for 30 baht,. It is free to visit, it is quite a big complex, we walked around and took some photos, near the back of the...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must if you are visiting!! Beautiful! There is a walk if you are bringing children. Our 5 year old did just fine.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Casually sauntering around Chiang Mai, I happened across this complex by complete accident. I step inside and am immediately stunned by the architecture and design of the buildings. In the back, the sun reflecting off the gold-decorated structures intrigues you like a magpie eyeing a...More

1  Thank Aal1812
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wat or temples are meant for people of all walks of life to visit and perhaps offers a little prayers to Lord Buddha Of course, they do need financial assistance to sustain or maintain but I always strongly against wat charging foreigners an entrance fees...More

Thank kawanut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quintessential Buddhist Temple exemplifying the exotic architecture so widely photographed in travel magazines and articles. It’s terrific that it’s within walking distance of the vast majority of the hotels and guest houses in Chiang Mai where travelers are likely to stay. There are several other...More

1  Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice temple with a very big sitting Buddha statue, the old building at the back where you get sleeping Buddha is more quiet though, and the tapestry on walls reveal a very ancient construction

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wat Phra Singh Gorgeous doesn't come close to describing this wat. First construction started in 1345! It was extensively renovated in the early 1900s and again 15 yrs ago. It is a Royal Temple First grade. Of the 40 000+ Wats in Chiang Mai, only...More

Thank Tamara G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with Wat Chedi Luang, this is another interesting place to visit with its temples and monastic school. Many young monks are everywhere and signs invite English speakers to help the monks practice their language skills in the "monk chat" areas.

Thank Chelsea42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you feel you had too many temples on your trip - do not miss this one. Really spectacular. Highly recommended

Thank Yuval W
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Lucy W
18 November 2017|
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Response from Dean S | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open during the daylight hours.
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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
7 December 2015|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
6am till 5pm
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