Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, Chiang Mai

Admire the traditional design and reverential atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, a Buddhist temple located in Chiang Mai's historical center. King Saen Muang Ma initiated construction in the 14th century, intending to bury his father's ashes here. The project wasn't completed until the mid 15th century, and since then the temple has been rebuilt, refurbished, and redesigned on numerous occasions. Originally three separate temple areas, the sites were joined up to create the place of worship you see today, making it an area of impressive scale as well as architecture. Visit the grounds to discover its interesting and volatile history; look for the replica of the famous Emerald Buddha once housed here and the city pillar surrounded by three dipterocarp trees. Our Chiang Mai trip itinerary tool makes visiting Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and other Chiang Mai attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This temple is the highlight in the center of Chiang Mai, as the chedi with its elephants and embedded Buddhas is a splendid building. It was built in the 14th century, after all King Saen Mueang Ma n...  more »
  • Chai Dilong Temple is the ancient city of Qingyu I deserve the most worthy of a scene, the Temple of Qingdynast, many, many are Jin Bihuang, in the back of the temple there is a 500-year-old ancient site, the side is the coffin of the king of the country.
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  • Today we went to all the temple's in Chiang Mai. In one word just beautiful but you've to see them for your self. The best one was for sure Wat Chedi Luang. Only at this you've to pay 40 bath entry fee when most of them are free. Still worth it though. In some of temple's women are not allowed to go inside like in the Silver temple but still you can watch from the outside. The surroundings are also very beautiful.
  • Just beautiful! Entrance fee 40 Bath for adults - fair price. Best time to visit is in the early hours of the evening. 4:30 pm to 6:30pm Enjoy :-)
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