Doi Suthep

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Wat Phra That at Doi Suthep is striking, despite what was said in this previous article, 3 Tourist Sights to Avoid in Chiang Mai

Here is a photo essay of its highlights.

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An imposing Buddha greets visitors
Tough tourists go up the 290 stairs to the temple.  Others use the cable car.
walking monks
The temple is operational 
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Beautiful architecture has been added since the 14th Century
Prayer bell
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Dragons protect the temple
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white elephant
Memorial to the White Elephant. 
child monks
Child monks
glinting roof
The afternoon sun glints
Views from the temple
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Many ornate statues populate the temple

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The temple and surrounds have grown into a mini town, with markets everywhere
Stray dogs live in and around the temple.  We passed several on our way up
red trucks
Trapped in a red truck waiting to leave.

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