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Wat Phra Singh: Tours & Tickets

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This temple was built in 1345 under King Phayu, the fifth king of the Mangrai dynasty.
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Singharat Road | Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 94 740 2294
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Reviewed 25 July 2019 via mobile

I gave 4 stars was because temples aren’t my thing. But since I’m in Chiang Mai, temple is a must! I went to Wat Phra Singh cause it was one of the must visit places in Chiang Mai. You need to pay 20bath (if i’m...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank lrs1717
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this temple, was located in the street where we are staying so it was definitely on our list of things to see. Impressive wax sculptures of monks, we thought they were real... noticed the signs (no touching the wax sculptures)...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank lesliereijnen
Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

More vibrant place to visit. Beautiful temples, ancient statues and buildings. A lot of religious activity. Great place!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank camieln
Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

The temple complex is beautiful with a lush garden around it. When you are in Chiang Mai it is worth visiting. Only downside is the many many tourists. The Sunday market is on the opposite side of the temple complex.

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Ourcheaptravels
Reviewed 14 July 2019

No visit in Chiang Mai is complete without seeing Wat Phra Singh. You have to pay a small fee for entrance. I am putting four stars because I went modestly dressed, and was still asked to cover my shoulders.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Flow E
Reviewed 10 July 2019

This is a very nice Wat but try to visit early in the day before the tour buses arrive! There were a few vendors set up selling food and handcrafted items.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 26 June 2019

I had a bit of a hard time to find the entrance on my own and arrived in the middle of a celebratory event so I didn't want to disturb too much. The temple is quite lovely and the cupola are very impressive. I would...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Laure-Elise M
Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

This is perhaps the best temple of the city. It is the home of the most revered Phra Singh Buddha which most visitors mistakenly call the Lion Buddha because of the golden fan around its head. You can see excellent Lanna architecture in this complex...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

we came here the day we were leaving for the airport. Side parking on the street for free. It was nice to see but I wouldn’t go out of your way if you already plan on seeing some other temples in Thailand

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank kfeam
Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit. An beautiful and spiritual temple. We paid 20 baht each to get in. The gardens are lovely and well maintained.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank ayshena
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15 December 2018|
Response from abhishil | Reviewed this property |
Shangrila, Le Meridien .. any hotel in the old city of Chiang Mai. We have not visited the elephant sanctuary but an guessing it should be further away from the city. By silver temple are you talking of the temple which... More
13 October 2018|
Response from guidemi | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is~ but since visiting during day will be very hot, I would recommend rent and ride a bicycle~
13 October 2018|
Response from Bubble_PT | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. You can walk to the Tha Pae Gate. I walked back and forth many times. The only problem is you will be sweating walking :)