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This temple – one of the most famous temples in Chiang Mai. It was founded on the place where King Mengrai died from a lightning strike. In the 15th century, the temple housed a statue of the Emerald Buddha, which has now been transported to Bangkok.
During the earthquake, the 90-meter high chedi was destroyed, but in 1992 it was rebuilt.
In the wihan of the temple there is a statue of the Golden Buddha. The walls of the vihan are decorated with 32 panels depicting events from the life of the Buddha.
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