Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai

Walk around the grounds of a 14th-century Buddhist temple at Wat Phra Singh. With impressive buildings setting an atmosphere of royalty and reverence, this site has been officially deemed a temple of the first grade since 1935. An ornate Buddha statue reputedly from Ceylon, with a complex and rather mysterious history, takes pride of place in the main temple building. Admire the delicate artistry of the many murals and the simple beauty of the quiet grounds as the monks go about their daily routine. By using our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder website , you can arrange your visit to Wat Phra Singh and other attractions in Chiang Mai.
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  • It's pretty impressive to be sure, but there is so little spirituality given the crazy crowds. Best to go down the hill to wat phalad for a more serene experience.  more »
  • this is the main temple and at the center of the old city. worth visiting, but don't do a tour or pay to enter the main temple room.  more »
  • If you don't see this complex does not see Chiang Mai. Torme with tourists during the day do not miss anything at this site. Go at night is even more beautiful
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  • Love this temple simply because:- 1. Peaceful garden 2. Love the tall trees 3. Amazing quotes 4. An active temple with lots of monks around and hear them chanting in the evening. But also 1. Some monks will speak to tourist 2. New and old temples blend in very well 3. Beautiful golden pagoda
  • A very beautiful and traditional temple. It has many fields to relax and walk. There are also street food and some handcrafted products. I recommend to visit this place, it is nice for pictures.
  • One of the main temples in Chiang Mai. Not to miss! Remember, one of the most important things to see if you love art is the little building on your right when you're facing the main chapel. That is the library hall and it's a rare example of pure fine Lanna art. Too bad that very few visitors seem to realize that...
  • DO come earlier to fully experience the place! 😊 One of the most famous features of this temple is the Fiber-glass Monk.
  • Couldn't get much feeling in it Messy. Lot of cars inside the temple area Not well maintained It's easy to find better temples in Thailand But still an experience to see local people life

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