Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai
Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai - Address, Phone Number
Address: 103 Road King Prajadhipok Phra Singh, Muang District, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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About Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai
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 Buddha are picturesque keeps.
Wat Chedi Luang's other prominent attraction is the lak meu·ang (city pillar, believed to house the city's guardian deity) enshrined in a small building to the left of the compound's main entrance. In the main wi·haf.hn is the standing Buddha, known as Phra Chao Attarot, flanked by two disciples, both renowned for meditation and mysticism.
Wat ChediLuang offers you a historic insight into the city of Chiang Mai. As it is a religious site, there are no tickets for Wat ChediLuang. However, if you choose to stick on to some tour, it will offer you the advantage of knowledge along with the main attraction. Wat ChediLuang tours Tickets are easily available with us. As you pick up and book tickets for Wat ChediLuangwith us, you will be left spoilt with deals and ultimate prices. Wat ChediLuang ticket prices with our tours are affordable as you book them with us.
Wat Chedi Luang Information
- The temple is open on all days except public holidays.
- It is a religious place, so try to keep intact the sanctity of the place and make way for the local devotees.
How To reach Wat Chedi Luang by Public Transport
- You can take a tuk-tuk or a minibus taxi from the main city.
Restaurants Near Wat Chedi Luang
- Kaldi coffee Chiang Mai
- Mitmai restaurant
- Thais that blind.
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Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai Reviews
This is a truly magnificent peice of Chiang Mai culture and history. Definitely don't leave the city without visiting these ruins! It's only 40baht to get in and definitely worth the price! Beware that you must follow the dress code which is similar to many other residents Buddhist temples throughout Asia. This temple has many smaller temples and shrines all around it so I'd recommend wearing shoes that are easy to put on and take off.
What2Do in Chiang Mai - Prove you have been to Chiang Mai Well, 1. Of course, this is one of the things must do when you are in CM. The temple is about 600 years old! 2. Discover your zodiac animal and perform a small donation. 3. Go in the morning or during evening to get best photo shots. 4. Count how many elephant statue at this wat. I wonder is the number signify something? 5. Spend quality times and be awed by the architecture.
Very recommended. It is a temple complex. In the center you can see the main structure (14th century) that kept in the past the Emerald Buddha and around other temples built afterwards. Also you can see quickly the effect of the earthquake (in 1545 therefore the Emerald Buddha was moved to another place). Visit can takes between 1h-2h. From my personal point of view, the most beautiful Temple in Chiang Mai city.
- 80bath Entrance - Well it's a "OK" temple (it's not going to blow you away) the old ruins behind the temple is nice you can walk around a bit the small temple are interesting but don't expect to much translations or to learn some background. Worth visiting? Not sure price is low so Yea why not stop by check it out but don't make it as a "must see thing"
Amazing temple and ruin that sits adjacent to each other. The ruin looks strangely out of place but it looks beautiful. You also have the opportunity to have a chat with some monks. Entrance fee is 40 baht. Also note, as you enter there's a small little temple next to the main one where entry is restricted to men only.