26 Amazing Temples Around the World
Temples are wonderful places for exploring. Whether they are ancient ruins which become a photographer's dream, or an active place of worship with vibrant colors and smells, you can't go wrong visiting any of the temples in this Wanderlist!

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A Favorite Chiang Mai Temple

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On every trip, I try to ride my motorbike up to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a beautiful temple on the top of the mountain just outside of town. The view of the Chiang Mai valley is breathtaking on a clear day. I go to the shrine in the back of the temple and receive a blessing from the presiding monk. —Andy Ricker

This appeared in the May 2013 issue.

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