Luang Prabang Wat Phra That Chomsi
Ornamental stone chofahs adorn the roof of Wat Phra That Chomsi (also known as That Chomsi) in Luang Prabang, Laos. The hornlike architectural ornaments represent Garuda, a mythical creature that is half man and half bird that carried the Hindu god Vishnu. at Wat Phra That Chomsi at the top of a hill in Luang Prabang, Laos. The Buddhist temple was originally built in 1804 and is reached by a 328-step staircase up the side of the hill.
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