VISIT THE TEMPLES OF CHIANG MAI, AN EXPERIENCE OF THE LOCAL CULTURE AND WAY OF LIFE ​

DIVE IN CHIANG MAI'S LOCAL CULTURE

Chiang Mai is overflowing with ancient Buddhist Temples (Wats) dating back to when the city was originally founded in 1296. The intricate carving and stunning hand painted murals inside them are absolutely treasures.

THE BEST TEMPLES TO VISIT IN CHIANG MAI

There are over 200 Temples in and around Chiang Ma. The following is only an overview of the most well known Temples, all of which are easily to get to.

EXPLORE TEMPLES AND MUCH MORE

Chiang Mai features many amazing temples but that’s definitely not all the ancient Lanna Capital has to offer. Don’t miss out on the local markets and typical food you will find only in Chiang Mai

Wat Doi Suthep

History of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of the most sacred temples in all of Northern Thailand. Its

Wat Chedi Luang

History of Wat Chedi Luang Construction of Wat Chedi Luang was begun in 1391 by King Saen Muang Ma to hold the ashes of his

Wat Suan Dok

History of Wat Suan Dok Wat Suan Dok traces its history back to 1371 when a pious monk known as Sumana Thera was invited to

Wat Chiang Man

History of Wat Chiang Man Constructed at the end of the 13th century, Wat Chiang Man is the oldest and one of the most important

Wat Prah Singh

History of Wat Phra Singh Located on the western side of the old city, and one of the oldest temples in Chiang Mai, Wat Phra

Wat Jed Yod

History of Wat Jed Yod Construction on Wat Jed Yod began in the year 1455 under the orders of the Lanna King Tilokarrat. The temple

Wat Bupparam

History of Wat Buppharam Wat Buppharam was founded in 1497 by King Muang Kaeo on the site of a palace owned by his great grandfather

Wat Lok Molee

History of Wat Lok Molee The exact history of Wat Lok Molee is a bit of a mystery. The date of its construction is unknown,