Wat Si Suphan, Chiang Mai

Take a spiritual trip to Wat Si Suphan, a temple built in 1502 entirely covered in silver, inside and out. Today, only the boundary markers remain of the original structure, and the reconstruction has been covered in silver tiles and panels. Look for artwork on the panels depicting spiritual themes, including scenes from Buddha's lives. Stop by the silversmith school on site, and check the schedule ahead of time for "monk chat" times, when you can talk to a monk. Add Wat Si Suphan to your Chiang Mai travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Chiang Mai driving holiday planning app .
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  • September 29, 2017
    The temple is adjacent to ... Can enjoy the beauty of the temple. Recommend coming on Saturday. The merge because there are candles in every Saturday. At 20.00 hrs.
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  • September 24, 2017
    ... It is prohibited to women. Of course, we respect the culture and local tradition, but the ladies will have to settle to see this (beautiful) temple of money from outside. Yet, as soon as we find this slightly eccentric temple in the old city, one enters a new majestic place. This is certainly not the largest but one of the most exceptional: the sculptures and bas-reliefs are stunning. In addition, you might spot the young monks to work, learning of these techniques of sculpture on money. At the corner of an alley, we have also met a nice thai who gave our children a local lucky... Surreal so emerged from this atmosphere of the silver temple. We have day, it's already beautiful, but it seems that the temple is also very impressive in the dark.
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  • September 21, 2017
    Located by chance as not readily listed as an attraction Is a silver temple, very different from the numerous gold themed temples within Thailand. Silver smithing on site and numerous silver smiths / ...  more »
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  • July 28, 2017
    Ladies are not allowed! The Silver Temple is nice from the outside and there is a little exposition next to it where they show the technique used to work on the silver. It's forbidden for women's to go inside the temple so you can just see it from outside. So if the temple is not in your way I wouldn't bother going unless you are interest on seeing how they work the metal.
  • August 16, 2017
    If you have a chance to visit the temple during the evening you will be surprised about the amazing colors that lights can give. Silver temple close to the silver street, women cannot enter it but only walk around. Here you can chat with monks or get your amulet for protection.
  • September 5, 2017
    Amazing place, silver Pagoda is beautiful as at Saturday night (colorful lights, music, national dancer), so in sunlight) also you can get there masterclasses, Monk chat and lesson of meditation and super healthy massage - extremely recommend!
  • September 2, 2017
    One of the best temples in Chiang Mai. It is worth to visit both during the day and the night. It is all silver.
  • April 10, 2017
    This is an amazing temple. Church was made from silver. You also can buy handy craft made from silver from community around this temple.

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