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Visit Wat Phra Singh (Chiang Mai)

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Chiang Mai Phra Singh
Chiang Mai Wat Phra Singh
Chiang Mai Wat Phra Singh
The temple of Wat Phra Singh has this name because it houses a Buddha statue Phra Singh lying. Located within the city walls, it consists of wihaahn Lai Kham, the wihaan Luang, the Wat Phra Singh of ubosot and a white chedi and the Hor Trai, a small temple library.

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Practical information about Wat Phra Singh

Entree fee: 40 THB

To go visit Wat Phra Singh, you can also book one of the tours above.

How to get to Wat Phra Singh ?

Wat Phra Singh is located in Chiang Mai fortified central square surrounded by moats. If your hotel is also in this area or is in the immediate vicinity, it will be easy to reach the Wat Phan Tao temple by walking or by bicycle (many hotels and guesthouses rent bicycles or there are several rental shops in town, it is generally around 50 THB per day). If you prefer, there is hiring a tuk-tuk or getting into one of the cars circulating in town after indicating your destination are other options to get there.

Some tours going Wat Phra Singh

Alms Offering & Temple Hopping in Chiang Mai

Alms Offering & Temple Hopping in Chiang Mai

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In this trip, we will follow the guidance of a local to give your offering to the monks in the early morning. Most of common gifts are included rice, fresh fruit and traditional dessert in the alms bowl. We will then go on the the most important temple hopping in Chiang Mai and discover the ancient days of this peaceful city.

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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Wat Phra Singh is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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