It is the area of the summit which is the most interesting and photogenic with its breathtaking view, its small portico and its pavilion. A giant Buddha is built there. Below, the most interesting element is on the right and is reminiscent of its architecture the Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, which is only twenty kilometers away, in a certainly more modern and more golden style. Feel free to visit both temples. Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan contains famous white relics. Its mountain pavillion was once made of wood but has been demolished due to damage over time.
To access the perched part of Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan, you have the easiest solution, by road, either with your vehicle or by going up with the songthaew service offered only on weekends and holidays, and harder way by taking the stairs that start behind the small artificial waterfall and its Buddha. If you can, go by walking, it takes only ten minutes, the path is shaded and you will approach the temples by its most majestic side. The temple is also known for its large big Buddha, now completed, copy of a famous statue in Japan. It is located at the top near the parking lot.
To go visit Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan, you can also book one of the tours above.
Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :