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Wat Phra Singh

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
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5 expert recommendations

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 →

Don't be surprised if a student monk approaches you to practice his English.
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 →

Visitors should dress modestly (clothing covering shoulders and knees).
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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