Touring Thailand


Temples Of Chiang Mai

Temples or Wats have been built in and around Chiang Mai for hundreds of years, stretching right back to its founding in the 13th century. Many are renowned throughout Thailand. The inner city of Chiang Mai is considered a religious mecca by backpackers and tourists who point out it has more temples per square mile than Bangkok. Indeed it comes as no suprise that Chiang Mai has temples almost as old as Bangkoks.
In and around Chiang Mai there are several mountain and hill temples that make for a worthwhile visit, the most famous of these is Doi Suthep just west of Chiang Mai. Other noteworthy Wats include Wat Prathet at Doi Saiket.

The Temples of Chiang Mai province are listed below, simply click on one and it will take you there!

Chiang Mai (inner) City

Wat Lok Molee

Wat Mongkon

Wat Montien

Wat Pa Pong

Wat Phra Singh

Chiang Mai (outer) City


Chiang Mai Province

Wat Prathet, Doi Saket

Wat Prathat, Doi Suthep

Wat Samoeng


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