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Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre

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Wat Phra Singh

Both are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Wat Phra Singh is preferred by most professionals compared to Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre. Wat Phra Singh is ranked #1 in Chiang Mai with approval from 5 reviews such as Michelin Guide, Fodor's and Afar Magazine.

Both are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Wat Phra Singh is preferred by most professionals compared to Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre. Wat Phra Singh is ranked #1 in Chiang Mai with approval from 5 reviews such as Michelin Guide, Fodor's and Afar Magazine.

tripexpert score
79
#8 in Chiang Mai
location

Prapokklao Road, T. Sriphum, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand

endorsements
  • 3 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    The handsome city museum is housed in a colonnaded palace that was the official administrative headquarters of the last local ruler. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    This museum houses a permanent exhibit that walks visitors through a tour of prehistory to the present. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    This museum offers a fine primer on Chiang Mai history. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Chiang Mai

Singharat Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The beautifully decorated wat contains the Phra Singh Buddha, with a serene and benevolent expression. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    One of the more venerated temples in the city. It is still the focus of many important religious ceremonies. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Wat Phra Singh draws pilgrims and sightseers for its resident Buddha and its classic Lanna art and architecture. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    An architectural feast and the most significant royal temple of Chiang Mai. Adorned in gold and decorated with elaborate reliefs and nagas. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Founded in 1345 by King Pa Yo, the temple comprises a number of different buildings in the Lan Na style, which have been richly decorated by local wood carvers. Full Review →

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