Thailand Tour 2013
Chiang Mai | Thailand
19 Nov 2013 | Tue
Day 34 of 43
Wat Chedi Luang Chiang Mai
Wat Chedi Luang Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s most important ancient ruins. Built in the 14th century, this temple has been a sacred part of Thai culture for centuries and is known to be an architectural masterpiece. Located in the heart of downtown Chiang Mai, Wat Chedi Luang is a must-see destination when visiting the city.
This grand temple complex houses many structures including the extremely impressive Chedi Luang Pagoda, which stands at an impressive 84 meters tall and was once home to Thailand’s Emerald Buddha. Visitors can explore nearby temples such as Viharn Lai Kham and wander around the surrounding gardens and villas that make up this ancient historical site.
The main attraction of Wat Chedi Luang is its unique architecture that combines intricate details from both Hindu and Buddhist cultures.