Wat Pho, Bangkok

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Tha Tien Pier, Chao Phraya River, Bangkok 02-221-991

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    The golden Chedi

    by Luchonda Updated Dec 7, 2003

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    Golden Chedi

    Standing before this complex of temples - above the white wall - you will immediately recognise this famous Golden Chedi of Bangkok.
    Phra Sri Ratana Chedi was builded in 1885
    during the Rama V period

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    Wat Pho

    by Luchonda Updated Dec 6, 2003

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    Wat Phra Chetupon - the biggest temple in Thailand - located near the Royal Palace and
    Wat Phra Kaeo.Strolling through this temple is like walking around in a fairy tale !
    Impressive architecture !

    Related to:
    • Castles and Palaces
    • Backpacking
    • Architecture

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    Buddha's Feet

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 11, 2003

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    The feet of the Buddha's is intricately inlaid mother-of-pearl.

    This photo really cannot do them justice, they were simply beautiful.

    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Wat Pho

    by pmarshuk Updated May 25, 2003

    The decorations on Thai buildings is amazing. Here is the Viharn of the Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho.

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    Reclining Bhudda

    by pmarshuk Written Apr 28, 2003

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    In the temple of Wat Pho is an enormous reclining Bhudda. Here's a picture of his feet just to give an idea of the scale.

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  • Reclining Buddha

    by Dreks Updated Apr 9, 2003

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    Reclining Buddha@Wat Pho

    This reclining gold-plated Buddha is housed inside the Wat Pho temple. The image is 46 meters long and 15 meters high with soles inlaid with mother-of-pearls(see the soles in my Wat Pho travelogue).

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    Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chetuphon

    by suraphona Updated Jan 20, 2003

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    Reclining Buddha

    The oldest and largest Wat in Bangkok was original build in Ayuthaya period around 16th century and was completely rebuild by King Rama I ( Phra Phuta Yod Fa).

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  • Wat Po

    by jrr3 Written Dec 20, 2002

    Wat Po is simply an amazing temple and the grounds which surround it are beautiful. A must see if ever in Bangkok

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    The huge Reclining Buddha in...

    by R.Dettmann Written Sep 7, 2002

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    The huge Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho is 46m long and 15m high with beautifully inlaid mother-of-pearl soles.

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    The Wat Pho...

    by imho Written Sep 2, 2002

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    ...is home to the huge, 45-meter reclining Buddha and is situated on massive grounds where you can wander about.

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    Wat Po

    by floss1 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    This picture is of one of the longest reclining Buddhas in Thailand. It is amazing, it is a highly recommendable trip.

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    Wat Pho (Pho temple) is the...

    by Asiar Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Wat Pho (Pho temple) is the old temple and famouse in bangkok .
    Beautiful and nice architecture.
    Thai traddition massage.

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    The courtyard of the reclining...

    by jnyvegas Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The courtyard of the reclining Buddha is huge. There are about 9 other golden Buddhas in the surrounding area.

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  • Wat Pho

    by afcone Written Aug 25, 2002

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    This is one of the most amazing temples in the world. It has a huge reclining buddha, and some great architecture.

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    rebibi's Things to Do Tip

    by rebibi Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Wat Pho, built in 1688 - 1703. Face of the sleeping Buddha. The whole statue is 45 m long and 15 m high

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    Jul 1, 2014 at 10:58 AM

    Currently (June 2014), The entrance fee is 100Baht. It's open every day, opening hours are from 08.00am to 6.30pm. The automated information for Wat Pho should be updated to this.

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