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Monday, March 26, 2012

Wat Phrathat Doi Kong Mu, A Historical Temple at Mae Hong Son

A Temple which already exist in 18 century on top of a Mountain Kong Mu at Mae Hong Son... Wat Phrathat Doi Kong Mu is very famous by it's name... people staying here will never don't know the name of this place...


The Temple are at the height of 424 feet on top of the Hill... Here not only you can enjoy the great History of the Temple... also you can enjoy the full scene of Mae Hong Son Township...

When I standing here, I can clearly see the Mae Hong Son airport... 


If you notice there is a Tree will all the gold leaf on it... those leaf are state with your wishes and some other prayers word.. and you can hang it on to the tree... by the action you can deliver your wishes to the God... 



Flowers are also selling here as a gifts to the God during the praying... 




Article from Internet
"Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu (built 1860)

Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu is the oldest landmark in Mae Hong Son province. It stands atop Kong Mu hill and can be seen from anywhere in town. Formerly named "Wat Plai Doi", the temple has two Burmese-style chedi, the larger of which was built in 1860, and contains the relics of Phra Moggalana, one of the disciples of the Buddha. The smaller chedi was erected in 1874 by the first governor of Mae Hong Son, Phraya Singhanat Raja.

According to GPS readings taken on site, the wat is at 19 17.99460' N, 97 57.59700' E (WGS 84 map datum).“



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