Ubosot, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai
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Ubosot, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

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Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, dating from the 14th and 15th centuries.

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A: Interior of Ubosot Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, less than 10 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Interior of Ubosot Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

B: Chapel Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 30 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Chapel Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

C: Reclining Buddha, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 70 meters away

The reclining Buddha or Pha Buddasaiyat facing the Grand Pagoda is an old Buddha statue of gilded bri...

Reclining Buddha, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

D: Wat Chedi Luang Chedi, Southern Side with Elephant Statues, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 110 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Wat Chedi Luang Chedi, Southern Side with Elephant Statues, Chiang Mai

E: The Ruined Brick Chedi of Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 110 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

The Ruined Brick Chedi of Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

F: Wat Chedi Luang, Ruined Brick Chedi, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 110 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Wat Chedi Luang, Ruined Brick Chedi, Chiang Mai

G: Sala Thai, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 120 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Sala Thai, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

H: Bell Tower, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 150 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Bell Tower, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

I: Chedi Luang New Year Ceremony December 31st 2013

by Dirk Bergmann, 170 meters away

A large Buddhist merit-making ceremony at Chiang Mai's largest and most important temple.

Chedi Luang New Year Ceremony December 31st 2013

J: Inside of Main Viharn Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

by Jedsada Puangsaichai, 190 meters away

Wat Chedi Luang (Temple of the Big Stupa) is an impressive ruined temple in the center of Chiang Mai,...

Inside of Main Viharn Hall, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

This panorama was taken in Thailand, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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