Tag Archives: Chiang Mai temples

Wat Doi Suthep, the must-see temple

Golden Chedi of Wat Doi Suthep

Wat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai’s most famous temple Wat Doi Suthep is without a doubt Chiang Mai’s most famous temple, located on the mountain called Doi Suthep.  It is a sacred site to many Thai people. The temple is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city of Chiang Mai. From the temple, impressive views of […]

Wat Loi Kroh

Wat Loi Kroh

Wat Loi Kroh is located on Loi Kroh Road 65. It was previously known as Wat Roikoh or Hoikoh. The temple was constructed in the year 1456 (2000 B.E,) during the reign of King Kue Na, the 6th king of the Mengrai Dynasty. The Lan Na or Lanna Kingdom , also known as Lannathai, was an Indianized state centered in present-day Northern Thailand from the 13th […]