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Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain)

Mae Hia Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 248 604
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Mae Hia Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In the line of Thai temples this is beautiful and it needs stamina to get to with all the stairs going up to it. Once there you should take some time to meditate and absorb the views over Chiang Mai and the region. Really beautiful,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It amazed us at the shear size of all the statues, these were no different. The one standing is looking over Chiang Mai. You can almost see it from the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple has amazing views of the city and is not as touristic as some of the others. It always smells amazing and is very old and historic too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Researched this temple before going you have to get a tuk tuk or a songthew to get there 30bhts pp to zoo stop where you get off and wait for another songthew and enough people to fill it around 10. then onto temple another 30bhts...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After weeks of visiting temples in Thailand and Laos I wasn’t sure about this trip but my husband convinced me and I’m glad he did, the view from the top is amazing and the whole temple complex is unlike others we’d seen, so many beautiful...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We took a Song thaew to this temple on the mountain and were amazed by the beauty of it! Lonely planet recommends this as a great alternative to Doi Suthep and I can't give any reason why it wouldn't be. There were many locals burning...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We we went here the day before songkran, many thai people visited the temple to pray for a happy new year. Even though Inam not a fan of the big tourist temples, it still was a very nice experience. The criwd were 90% thai, and...More

Thank Ferd S
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

When you want to go to Doi Kham temple , please obserb the circle with elephant craft then turn right.Due to the tempe locate backside of Royal Flora Ratchapruek. If you bike it will take more energy to go up mountain with steep slope during...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Located about 9 miles from Chiang Mai and 3000 feet above sea level is the Temple of the Golden Mountain. The origin of the temple remains a legend but the story of the White Elephant was fascinating to hear. The many large bells situated all...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend took one of the red tuk Tuks up here, bit of a trek but worth it. This felt like the most modern of the Wats we had seen and a feeling of vibrancy. We had been hesitant about going because we...More

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OlenaSunnyTraveler
11 December 2017|
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Response from Kate B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there was no gates or point of pay its and open area so should be fine
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Lean T
17 June 2017|
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Thank you!! I just came from the temple and came right before sunrise. It was chilly and I was the first one that arrived there and had the whole place to myself before tourists started coming in. Def recommend going right... More
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livinganamae
18 November 2016|
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Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend booking hotel through one of the online booking sites. I use Agoda but there are several other sites that do the same including Trip Advisor. The same applies to flights. Use either the airline site direct or... More
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