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Mae Wang District

Thailand
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Mae Wang District

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Popular Attractions in Mae Wang District

Wat Phra That
4.6/5
3,241 Reviews
Temple
Located on Doi Suthep, Wat Phra That is a famous Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai that was built in 1383. According to the legend, King Nu Naone of Lan Na placed a bone from the Buddha on a white elephant and released it into the jungle. The elephant is said to have climbed Doi Suthep, trumpeted 3 times, and then died, so the king ordered that a temple be built at the site. The 309 steps in front of the temple are guarded by two dragon sculptures, giving the temple its name. You can ascend the steps to the main hall, in whose center a golden stupa honoring the Shakyamuni Buddha is placed. After the tour, you can go to the observation deck behind the main hall to overlook the entire city of Chiang Mai.
The Chiang Mai Night Safari
4.6/5
2,639 Reviews
Zoo
The Chiang Mai Night Safari is located at the foot of Doi Suthep, about 12 kilometers from the city of Chiang Mai. For carnivorous animals are active at night, the zoo opens night tours. Visitors can take a sightseeing bus to get a closer look at animals such as lions, tigers, bears, and wolves. Seeing these animals up close is a rare and exciting experience. Of course, the zoo is also open during the day. Activities include hiking in the Jaguar Trail Zone and going on the Day Safari. However, the highlights are still in the evening, when you can observe the night activities of carnivores. At night, you can also see performances such as the Tiger Show and cabarets.
Chiang Mai Ancient City
4.6/5
1,444 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
The Ancient City of Chiang Mai was built in 1296 and is square-shaped. Its city wall is about 1.5 kilometers long each. Part of the original walls and a moat are preserved. The Ancient City of Chiang Mai is an important part of Thai cultural heritage and also a fascinating place. There are many ruins in the Ancient City of Chiang Mai. Traditional Thai temples and pagodas are its features, and most can be visited for free. The Ancient City is also full of life. It is home to different hotels, B&Bs, restaurants, and cafes. There are also lively markets on the weekends, so you get a glimpse into the daily lives of people in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai University
4.1/5
1,995 Reviews
School
Chiang Mai University is the premier institution of higher learning in northern Thailand. The university was founded in 1964. The campus is home to lush greenery. A tranquil pool is nestled in the woods, and the natural environment is great. The main campus is located on the eastern side of Doi Suthep One the way to Doi Suthep, many tourists stop by the university. If you are pressed for time during your sightseeing, you need to take a sightseeing bus tour. The sightseeing bus will take you around the central part of campus, to Dharma Hall, and then to a brief stop at Ang Kaew Reservoir for photos. The students walking around campus radiate youth.

Mae Wang District Weather

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6 Aug, 2020
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9 Aug, 2020
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