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Kanchanaburi, a beautiful province in far western Thailand, is home to a number of remarkable temples and sites. One of the most scenic is the famous Wat Tham Sua. Besides the stunning views and amazing temple complex, the "Tiger Cave Temple", is also the resting place of the mummified body of a famously powerful Buddhist monk, preserved in a glass coffin, who visitors can go to see.
Wat Benchamabophit is a quintessential example of Bangkok-style royal temple architecture and one of the most iconic Thai temples.
Chiang Rai is famous for three amazing and colorful landmarks: The White Temple, The Blue Temple, and the Black House.
Phuket, Thailand's largest and most famous island, may be best well known for its beaches, but it has many other fascinating sites as well. If you are looking do discover a more spiritual side of the island away from the beach parties and backpacker bars, head to these three amazing temples, each totally unique.
Bangkok was once known as the "Venice of the East" for its many canals crossing the city. Today, I take a public boat along one of these canals to the city's Old Town. I climb the beautiful Golden Mount Temple and explore the dark alleyways of the nearby amulet market at the Loha Prasat.