Well I told you they had done a good job.
The restoration was recognised by Unesco this year with their Award of Excellence in the 2013 Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
My wife’s ancestors will be most gratified.
Flippancy aside the chedi provides for a wonderful sky line looking West over to the Thon Buri side of the Chao Phaya river. This beautiful sight reminds me why I live here and certainly not for the high rise luxury hotels and condos which increasingly dominate the riverside.