Wat Phra That Doi Suthap (Temple of Buddha Relics on Mt.Suthap) (Wat Doi Suthep) Chiang Mai, Thailand LL: N 18.78, E 98.98
Visitors, for prayer
141 oriental temple bells of all sizes, hung by canons in varying groups. Largest possibly ten tons.
Chime-sized instrument or collection of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in unknown year with bells made by an unknown maker Year of latest technical information source is 1993
An artist's perspective drawing of the temple compound shows the location of two large bells outside the walls, and is accompanied by a description which makes clear the location of the rows of smaller bells. Unfortunately it does not make clear the location of the great bell within the compound.
Tourist photo of the largest bell; notice the warnings on it!
Photo of a bell in its tower or house (reopen image in a separate window for proper proportions).
Professional photos of the single row of larger bells and the double row of smaller bells
Photo of a large bell outdoors
Photo of a large bell indoors
Professional photo of the double row of bells
Professional photo of large temple bell in its house
Photo of the single row of larger bells
Photo of the double row of smaller bells
As a collection, this site is not indexed by maker, number, year or weight.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Thailand.
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