Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a temple whose location was chosen by white elephants and was built by the royal family. The temple is decorated with gold stupas, umbrella covers, and statues and gods which are covered with gold foil. It shines dazzlingly and amazingly. In the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, you can overlook Chiang Mai. The golden stupa is iconic which must be photographed. There are lift-type cable cars up the temple. If you want to walk less, you can take it. Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep has a double dragon, personally recommend you to go up to take the photos of the double dragon, and then go down by taking the elevator. Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep has photos of kings inside, laid-back dogs, large bodhi trees, and children who look for short-term practice of the Buddhism.
For those who don’t believe in Buddhism, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a beautiful sight. On the view point, you can see the beauty of Chiang Mai. And the night scene is more beautiful there. For those who believe in Buddhism, this is the holy place of blessing. When seeing people’s devout appearance, you will be particularly quiet in your heart.
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a temple with special style. Tickets are equivalent to charity. Whether you buy it or not, you are at your will. If you are to view the sunset there, you will see the sunset is reflected on the splendid roof, and the hollow canopy becomes dazzling golden, and the temple looks solemn, and there is a kind of visual sense that Buddha light appears. The main hall in the open air is still very good. The walking around the golden stupa is the best way to visit the main hall as you can enjoy this stupa from different sides.
TIPS: 1. Entering into the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, you need to respect local customs and take off your shoes. 2. Tickets take THB 30 per person. The ticket office is on the right-hand side of the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep. Going ahead, you will arrive at the place to take the elevator. 3.Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep can be visited during the day or at night. At night, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is more serene and solemn and respectful because of the scarcity of tourists.