SACRED SITES IN CHIANG MAI
The most revered temple in Chiang Mai is Wat PhraThat Doi Suthep
The second is Wat Phra Singha Voramahaviharn
Wat Phra Singha Voramahaviharn, one of the very important temples of Chiang Mai, is built in the Lanna or Northern Thai architectural style. The monastery houses Phra Buddhasihing, a Buddha image deemed to the guardian and protector of the city of Chiang Mai.
In Thai culture, nine is considered to be an auspicious number. All of the temples listed below have auspicious names. It is believed that a merit-making pilgrimage to these nine sacred sites will bring good luck. Individual who complete the journey will earn much merit.