Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Friday, 9th September 2005 by

The temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep overlooks the city of Chiang Mai from its mountain top location 3,520 feet above sea level. Dating back to 1383, the temple is accessed via the 290 step staircase which you can see running up to the buildings. It's just like in Kung Fu films 😉

Also noticible is the temple's golden pagoda which contains holy Buddha relics attracting Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world.

Thanks: Hendrik Räcker