Wat Chedi Luang is located in the central position of the Chiang Mai Old City. The stupa in the temple was originally tall and majestic, and was straight into the sky. However, in a major earthquake 500 years ago, the 1/3 top of the tower fell. For the remains that are seen today still are majestic. It is a must-visit attraction when you are travelling to the Chiang Mai Old City. Wat Chedi Luang used to not charge the fare, but since this year, each person (foreign tourist) has to pay an entrance fee of 40 Thai baht to enter into the temple.
Wat Chedi Luang is very worthwhile to have a visit and there are long benches around the big stupa, you can sit under the tree and quietly cross the time and space to talk to the Lanna dynasty. Looking at the tall tower which is 42 meters high in front of you, imagining the majestic figure of the highest tower of Chiang Mai which is 80 meters high, watching the changing of the top of the tower, experiencing the vicissitudes of life, you will feel that your heart excited and shocked in this situation. Wat Chedi Luang is delicated to Sakyamuni. When you see the Buddha, you can’t help but want to kneel at his feet, worship his intelligence and excellent judgment. This kind of feeling is familiar and intimate. Yes, after visiting the Wat Chedi Luang, you may know that this temple is the most sensational. The Buddha is there, and if you go to Chiang Mai, you can go and worship him no matter it is in the morning or at dust.
Wat Chedi Luang is the most famous temple in the Chiang Mai Old City and one of the most famous 6 Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai. The iconic building is the half-destroyed stupa. Below the stupa there is a miniature version of the symbol of the stupa of each zodiac. The temples in Thailand are magnificent and will not prohibit tourists from taking pictures. Thailand is the kingdom of Buddha, there are many Buddhist temples everywhere, and the trip to Chiang Mai is also a trip to the Buddha, especially your trip to visit the Wat Chedi Luang.