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Wat Buppharam

This temple was founded by King Muang Kaew in 1497. The central feature is a study hall which was finished in 1996 and is a good example of contemporary Thai religious art.
Large standing Buddha image Study hall (ho monthian tham) Corner of the study hall Nagas (sacred serpents) Windows with angels
Angel, close up Figure with fruit Peacock window detail Protective monster Wedding scene on a pillar
Pillar with scene of the Buddha's birth Buddha teaching disciples Fresco of a procession Floral pattern fresco Carved shutter
Angel giving a wai Architectural detail Main Buddha image Carved ceiling Painted ceiling
Image of the Buddha in green Modern mural of old Chiang Mai Bust of a king Mural of palace life Study hall, second level
Chandelier Interior of the gate Chedi, Burmese style Praying at the image of the Buddha In conversation
Pediment with angels Small ganesha Elephants in a garden The sign wishes health and happiness Donald Duck with a bowl of noodles