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Tracy

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A 17-Story Dragon Climbs Thailand’s Pink 80-Meter Buddhist Temple

KATE SIERZPUTOWSKI

DECEMBER 18, 2017

The Samphran district of Thailand holds one of the most unique Buddhist temples found in the country. The bright pink temple, called Wat Samphran, stands 17-stories high and is wrapped in a scaly green dragon. The design of the structure came to the founder of the temple during a 7-day fasting meditation, and is built 80 meters tall to honor the number of years that Buddha lived.

Visitors can climb the great building and touch the dragon’s beard or large talons from an access point on the roof.

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/12/17-story-dragon-temple/

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Re: A 17-Story Dragon Climbs Thailand’s Pink 80-Meter Buddhist Temple
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2019, 08:10:07 AM »
This temple is very unique. I have always like Thailand because of how religious people here are. I found Thai people are generally very tolerant and respectful of difference. This characteristic may come from their belief in Buddhism. There are many nice temples in Thailand, remember to make plenty of offerings when visiting them.