I especially recommend it for the small Wat Phra That Mae Yen temple which I found full of charm even though it is often snubbed by visitors who have only eyes for the Big Buddha.
This page is a duplicate to Wat Phra That Mae Yen but it was important for me to highlight the temple also even if both monuments are in the same place.
There is no public transportation going to the temple but you can get here quickly by bicycle since the temple is only 2 kilometers from the city. Or you can hire a motorcycle taxi, it will cost around THB 120 to and come back. Since the Big Buddha is finished, the temple is also on many 1 day tour offered by the agencies.
Pai Big Buddha is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :