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Wat Phra Pathom Chedi (The Tallest Stupa In the World)

Phra Pathommachedi or Phra Pathom Chedi is a stupa in Thailand. At 120.5 metres (395 ft) it is the tallest stupa in the world. The stupa is located in the Wat Phra Pathommachedi Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan ,a temple in the town center of Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. The name Phra Pathommachedi means the first holy stupa, given by Mongkut. Originally the stupa named Phra Thom Chedi means the big stupa in ancient Khmer language or the royal stupa in Northern Thai language. One of the common misunderstandings about the......

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