Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Chiang Mai one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Chiang Mai is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Chiang Mai or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Chiang Mai. Explore the historical monuments of Chiang Mai with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Chiang Mai guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Chiang Mai page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Chiang Mai with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

    #1 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Statue

    Address: Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A must see, on any visit to Chiang Mai, is the wondrous and holy temple of Wat Phra That which is located near the top of Doi Suthep (Mount Suthep). Built as a Buddhist monastery in 1383 it is still a...Read more

  2. Wat Chedi Luang

    #2 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Wat Chedi Luang

    Tags: Religious Site, Monument, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: 103 Road King Prajadhipok Phra Singh, Muang District, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Sponsored by the UNESCO for restoration, the Wat Chedi Luang is one place where you have to be when visiting Chiang Mai. The Ruined Lanna-style Chedi dates back to the 15th century and houses a Jade B...Read more

  3. The Three Kings Monument

    #3 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    The Three Kings Monument

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Three kings monument square, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Proudly wearing 14th-century royal garb, the bronze Three Kings Monument commemorates the alliance forged between the three northern Thai-Lao kings (Phaya Ngam Meuang of Phayao, Phaya Mengrai of Chian...Read more

  4. Wat Lok Molee

    #4 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Wat Lok Molee

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Manee nopparat Soi 2, Si Phum, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Wat Lok Moli is a Buddhist temple situated on the north side of the north moat surrounding the old part of the city, about 400 meters west of the Chang Phuak city gate. Built in the 16th century,...Read more

  5. Wiang Kum Kam

    #5 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Wiang Kum Kam

    Tags: Archaeological Site

    Address: Saraphi district, Chiang Mai

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    An easy trip from the main city will take you to this picturesque-straight-out-of –the-book place. The ruins as well the little village is very charming. Considered to be the earliest settlement...Read more

  6. Wat Chet

    #6 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Wat Chet

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: 11, Chang Phueak, Chiang Mai, 50300, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dedicated temple-spotters are the prime candidates for Wat Jet Yot. It was built to host the eighth World Buddhist Council in 1477, a momentous occasion for the Lanna capital. To the back of the templ...Read more

  7. Kruba Srivichai Monument

    #7 of 7 Historical Places in Chiang Mai
    Kruba Srivichai Monument

    Tags: Monument

    Address: 99 Huaykaew Rd, Chang Phueak, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Kruba Srivichai Monument acts as the gateway of the city of Lumpoon with its magnanimous stature that makes the structure visible from far away. The structure is located on a small hill and houses...Read more

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