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Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

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Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
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Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. The temple is often referred to as “Doi Suthep” although this is actually the name of the mountain it is located on.

Icon of Chiang Mai with its large gold-plated chedi, visible from the city on a clear day, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is 18 km from town, sitting at a 1,073 m elevation on the slopes of Mount Doi Suthep.

The temple is a sacred site to many Thai people. From the temple impressive views of Chiang Mai can be seen and it remains a popular destination of foreign visitors.

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