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  Lohaprasat

 

Thailand

The Lohaprasat (fig.) of Wat Ratchanaddah is the only example existing intact, it was built on the orders of Rama III in memory of his granddaughter Princess Sohmanat Watanawa-dih. It has seven floors and is surrounded on the outside by several small chedis, 24 on the second floor and 12 on the fourth.

See POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2), and also QUADCOPTER PICTURE (1) and (2).