Saturday, June 16, 2007

Wat Phra That Doi Noi : Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Noi is in Tambon Doi Lo, Amphoe Chom Thong along Highway No.108 between Km. 43 and 44.

The temple was built by Queen Jamathewi in 658 AD. During excavations, numerous marble Buddha images, Buddha image containers, and a chapel were discovered.

The hilltop temple allows visitors to glance the scenic beauty of the Mae Ping River and surrounding hills and valleys. The temple is approachable on foot by climbing 241 steps.

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