Sights & Attractions
Chiang MaiOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 08.00 - 17.00
Wat Chedi Chet Yot Wat Chedi Chet Yot
on the Super Highway (Chiang Mai-Lampang), Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Officially named Wat Photaram MahaWihan, Wat Chedi Chet Yot (a temple with seven pinnacles) is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai, believed to be built in circa 1455. The temple is best known for a cluster of seven stupas: the main stupa was influenced by Buddha Gaya Stuapa in India, surrounded by six smaller stupas. The main stupa also contains ashes of Tilokkarat, a king of Mengrai Dynasty who built this temple.
Getting there: Wat Chedi Chet Yot is located on the Super Highway (Chiang Mai-Lampang), 4 kilometres from Chiang Mai town.