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Wat Chom Si
Wat Chom Si, a Buddhist temple also
known as Wat Phou Si, due to its location on Mount
The temple has an intersting garden
and a grotto that display different characters and
scenes from Buddhism, such as
Mae Phra Thoranee, and a variety of
Buddha images in
different poses (fig.).
There are two staircases that lead to
the top, i.e. one from the Southeast side, the other
starting from the Northwest, opposite of the Royal
Palace Museum (fig.).
From the summit there are magnificent scenic views of the entire city
and of the Khan River below...
... as well as of the mighty
Mae Khong River (fig.),
which runs on the northern side of Phousi
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