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Visit the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple

Buddhist temple in the mountains

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Visit the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple
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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Buddhist Temple is located on a hill near Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. In the temple we find a beautiful golden stupa, several dozen statues of Buddhas, a long staircase with dragons and other attractions.

Parking and entrance

Parking at the temple, where we can leave our scooter or get fat here by grease, bath, red bus or car. There is also a small souvenir market and golden buddha statues by the car park.

Parking and entrance
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Staircase with dragons

A long staircase leads to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, which is lined with the bodies of two dragons. At the upper end of the stairs is a cash register and the entrance to the temple.

Staircase with dragons
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Gold all around

In the main part of the temple there is a large golden stupa and many statues of Buddhas and Buddhist relics.

Gold all around
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Monks in temples

In the temples around the stupa there are other amazing colored statues and drawings. Monks often sit here and some may tie bracelets for good luck to your hand.

Monks in temples
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Green buddha

Among the golden buddhas we find the green buddha.

Green buddha
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The Golden Stupa of Wat Phra That Dio Suthep
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The Golden Stupa of Wat Phra That Dio Suthep

The main landmark of Wat Phra That Dio Suthep is undoubtedly the golden few-meter stupa.

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