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Chiang Saen – Wat Phra Chedi Luang, Thailand

A classic Lanna structure of the 12-14th centuries. According to the chronicles, three years after the completion of the city wall of Chiang Saen, King Saen-Phu ordered the construction of Wat Chedi Luang in 1291. The principal chedi has an octagonal base with superimposed platforms up to the bell, in the Lanna style of construction. It is the highest and largest chedi in Chiang Saen.

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