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Wat Phra That Doi Kham

Wat Doi Kham วัดดอยคำ, 왓 도이 캄, ワット・ドイ・カム, Ват Дой Кхам

Map-pin-grey Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Summary

Summary:
The Wat Phra That Doi Kham
is an attractive not much visited temple known for its 17 meters high Buddha image. The temple that was built towards the end of the 7thcentury sits on top of a forested hill just outside of Chiang Mai. The name of the Wat means golden mountain temple.
The oldest structure of the Wat Phra That Doi Kham temple is the chedi (pagoda), that was constructed in the year 687. It shares many characteristics with the chedi of the better known Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, that is found a little more to the North.
Huge golden colored Naga serpents guard the stairs on both sides of the pagoda that is enclosed by a gate. The chedi enshrines a sacred relic of the Buddha. A local legend tells about two giants who lived in the Doi Kham area thousands of years ago and who were said to be cannibals. When the Buddha visited the area he convinced the giants to give up cannibalism and convert to Buddhism. The Buddha gave them a relic of his hair, that is now enshrined in the temple’s chedi.
When the chedi collapsed in 1966 after heavy rain, local people discovered a number of Buddha images inside the damaged structure. Funds were then raised and the chedi restored.


Schedule:
-Start the trip at the appointment point.
-Arrival At Wat Phra That Doi Kham.
-Get You Back To The Meeting Point.
-The total trip time is about 2:30 hours.

Availability:
Everyday

Meeting Point:
Hotel Or Meeting Point Around The City

Price Includes:
Private Transportation

Price Doesn't Include:
Expend, Food & Drink, Ticket, Fee


BOOKING

Price
: US$37 / Person
Place
: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration
: 2 h 30 min.

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► About Me
-I work as local tour guide at my own company Inspire Nung Tour And Transport is a Tour and Transport service based corporate in Chiang Mai. We have more than 50 programs of the tour from Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Mae Hong Son, and around north of Thailand as your customized.

PS. All The Price Show Are Cost Per Trip, Not Per Person. (Maximum 1-4 Persons. Additional Cost 20% Fee Charge Per Person)

► My Hobbies
- My city has a distinctive culture, full of art and true eastern life. Our culture is very famous as the city of creative arts and folk art of UNESCO, which was announced on October 31, 2017. We have 1,314 temples and are 6,250 monks in Chiang Mai. We have natural attractions and wildlife, including many interesting attractions. An local culture is another interesting thing, we have a number of tourist attractions and a lot of handicrafts place. Another name must be foods that are spectacular.

► My best travel experience
-My great trip is calm. I do not like sharing tours because everything is busy and not private. So I designed my tour private that all visitors can absorb the beauty of sight and mind. I do not like talking much LOL. I know that most every tourist is studied the places that they are interested in before coming. Some people believe more books than the tour guide LOL. So I like to give you the basics and let you meet with your own eyes.

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