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Chiang Mai National Museum

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Wat Phra Singh

Both are highly recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Wat Phra Singh ranks significantly higher than Chiang Mai National Museum. Wat Phra Singh scores 97 with accolades from 5 reviews such as Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Frommer's.

Both are highly recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Wat Phra Singh ranks significantly higher than Chiang Mai National Museum. Wat Phra Singh scores 97 with accolades from 5 reviews such as Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
87
#3 in Chiang Mai
location

Superhighway northwest of the Old City near Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Mai, Thailand

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The three Chiang Mai museums are too much to see in one day, so they sell a ticket that can be used over 5 days. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    This northern Thai–style building contains many statues of Lord Buddha, including a bust that measures 10 feet high. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    This place does provide something of a historical overview -- and the highlights -- of the region and the city. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Operated by the Fine Arts Department, this museum is the primary caretaker of Lanna artefacts and northern Thai history. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Devoted to the history of the Lan Na kingdom, the art and culture of Northern Thailand, as well as the traditional activities of mountain tribes. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Chiang Mai

Singharat Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 5 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 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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