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From the west over looking the city and international airport of Chiang Mai, this temple is one of Chiang Mai's main tourist attractions. A winding 10km road up the mountain takes you to the bottom of the temple which you can either walk up the approximately 180 narrow steps or for another 20 baht you can get a return air conditioned elevator ride.

At the base of the mountain there is a group (50 bath per person) or private taxi service (500 bath per car) where you sit in the back of a pickup for the return trip to the temple.

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byIlaria

April 3, 2015

A good site for all information on Thailand innidulcg what to see and do and transportation links is sawadee.comChaweng Beach is the place to be in Samui but everything depends on your style .as for amazing temples then you will have to visit Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai or Bangkok.Personally I prefer Ao Nang , Krabi and surrounding area for beaches.If you are going for only 10 days then why not check out Koh Samet , less then 2 hrs from Bangkok , spend a week there , then spend last 3 days in Bangkok for cultural and shopping experience ( must do Night Market )
bySantosh

August 12, 2012

My husband and I are in the life-planning stage of seitntg ourselves up for a life in Thailand. Your blog is so helpful! I'm devouring all of your posts from the beginning on. I just had to give you a high-five for your post about tourists wearing shorts, etc. in the temples. During my time in Thailand, I've been horrified by women in short shorts and tank tops, posing for photos in front of Buddha. Have people no respect for other cultures?If it makes you feel any better, Thailand in 2004 had way more squat toilets than the Thailand of 2008 did. I was quite impressed by their progress in just four years!hope your move goes well!! it really drives me crazy how many people don't make the effort when it is so easy to find out what is culturally exceptable and actually do it.

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