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

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Mae Hia Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking to see a temple (wat) that is better or just as good as Doi Sutep, this is not it. However, it was very enjoyable, picturesque and was well worth visiting.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple was my favorite of all the temples, it is high up in the mountain and the view is breath taking so much to see here and so much shopping. This is a must. I had a great time.

Thank ginaa55
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never walked up so many stairs. However, so worth it. Those stairs although breathing taking were savage to walk up. If you are not about that life you can drive there. At the top is a temple with lots of areas to visit...More

1  Thank Roving205214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the Temples and local markets. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. We were never rushed throughout the entire tour. Visiting the local Chinese market was an add on which is a must to see while here in Chiang...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had many many time been this temple. Every time it was very nice and warm to me. This place make me happy and belive.

Thank Relax818912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of great temples in Chiang Mai and I regularly like to walk round them. However, this one is worth the extra effort. It's stunning as are the views.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As you approach this temple sitting high above the city of Chiang Mai it certainly does not fail to impress. A gold statue of Buddha stand towering high into the sky and as the sun shone down it was blinding at times. The temple was...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I had a good time with my ex-boss (retired official of UNHCR Thailand) at Wath Prah That Doi Kham! My Boss (Catholic) and his wife (Buddhist) took me here in September 2016 (but date selection allowed only from 2017). A nice temple on the top...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great viewpoint, place is special to Thais as they believe u come here and make a wish and it will come true. The process is explained in English, so tourists try to. 500 baht taxi, they wait for u, then back to Chiang mai, no...More

3  Thank aussiejulie
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It has beautiful scenic point and good atmosphere in winter season. This place in full of faithfulness of buddhist to respect the buddha.

1  Thank YaYa569
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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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18 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
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