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Wat Pho, Bangkok

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Visit Wat Pho, one of the six main Buddhist temples in Thailand. Admire the 46 m (151 ft) long Buddha statue and its memorable pose, and explore the wide range of temple buildings displaying rich and intricate religious designs and a history dating back to the 16th century. Vital to the spiritual and architectural heritage of the city and the country at large, the site houses the largest collection of Buddha depictions in Thailand. Said to be the first public university in the nation, the temple also has an illustrious educational history and still runs courses on traditional Thai massage and medicine. Make your Bangkok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • This is a must for anyone travelling to Bangkok, truly an amazing experience, we spent several hours on site and we are not usually temple type people but this was well worth a visit. Highly recommend...  more »
  • Although the price of the ticket to 200 yuan, but there is a cut-off can not be exchanged for minerals springs, water small is the bedroom Buddhist temple specialty packaging, after drinking the water side of the drink water machine "ice water" can be installed on their own. Bedroom Buddhist temple Good plug, full of people, do not know is a house first or there is a Buddha statue first, the Big Buddha is just ready to install the building in the middle of it!
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  • Observe the Buddha lying down with the clink of coins in jars conveys peace and tranquility. This temple has a beautiful garden with stupas well decorated, nice place and very nice for a visit at the end of the day is very close to the Gran Palace
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