This Stupa Pagoda (Golden Chedi) contains the Buddha relics. It is 24 m high and 12 m across at its base. The temple complex of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Rajvoravihara stands at an elevation of ~1045 m on the south-east slopes of Mount Suthep (Doi Suthep), one of Thailand’s highest peaks (alt: ~1679 m).
Distance to the summit of Mount Suthep: ~4.76 km.
Distance to the centre of Chiang Mai City (Wat Chedi Luang): ~7.14 km.
Every temple with a name starting with Wat Pra That (Wat Prathat) contains Buddha relics.
Additional details with step by step notes are presented in the story:
Th (2008-02-05) Walking around Chiang Mai - Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
References - literature:
(3-1) Thailand.; China Williams, Tim Bewer, Brandon Presser, Austin Bush, Catherine Bodry, Mark Beales; page 296; Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd., (Aug 2009) 13th edition; ISBN 978-1-74179157-0; www.lonelyplanet.com
(3-2) The Rough Guide to Thailand.; Paul Gray, Lucy Ridout; page 351-353; Rough Guides Ltd., (Oct 2009) 7th edition; ISBN 978-1-84836092-1; www.roughguides.com
English: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep,
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