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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 23 June 2014

its not overwhelming with tourist as at wat doi suthep...what give it a more intimated and spirituel atmosphere , and the view over Chiang Mai is even nicer....

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Just do not miss this temple. The walk up is beautiful and meditative, and the views from the top are great!

Thank MarkFrederick
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Beautifully preserved and with an amazing view over the city. Rent a scooter, tuk tuk, taxi, but please come. The place is amazing, you'll get great photos and it's not very crowded.

Thank fabiofdfff
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I was so impressed by this temple on top of Doi Suthep. A definite must for all visitors to Chiangmai.

Thank jaynewep
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I had a lovely ride up the mountain in a air conditioned taxi, cost £10 English which included a few stops to see sights on the way ( the taxi man took me round and also took pics of me ) and had to pay...More

Thank cathymarshall
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We spend there only about 20min. Its one of a lot temples in Chiang Mai. All of those are interested and beautiful but if you visit all of theme, seems to be same... In Doi Kham is great view point where you can sit and...More

Thank pikim t
Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

One of the most beautiful temples that I visited in Thailand. Absolutely breath-taking. Better to go early so as to avoid the crowds, but a must see if you happen to be I'm Chiang Mai. A definite wonder of Thailand.

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

One of the oldest temples I've been to, being apparently some 1500 years old or thereabouts. As well as the splendid temple there are some great views over the Chang Mai countryside as well as over the city. This is a very rich temple, the...More

Thank Vince M
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Amazing temple. Lots of visual pleasantries. And really affordable shopping. Amazing views of Chiang Mai also. Wish there was less smog to really take it in. The cable car is an easy way to get up the mountain. We walked down the steps. It was...More

1  Thank Sammy C
Reviewed 8 July 2013

One of the most beautiful temples of thailand. You can go by red truck or rent a bike is only 400 bahts a day. Sunset is beautiful and is full of energy

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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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Response from Lean T |
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