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Buddhist Shrine Temple, Praying and Ordination Hall at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha),

Buddhist Shrine Temple, Praying and Ordination Hall at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Stock Photo
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Sergi Reboredo / Alamy Stock Photo

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FFHTK6

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91.7 MB (5.5 MB Compressed download)

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6928 x 4624 px | 58.7 x 39.1 cm | 23.1 x 15.4 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

1 May 2015

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Buddhist Shrine Temple, Praying and Ordination Hall at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and a must-do for any first-time visitor in Bangkok. It's one of the largest temple complexes in the city and famed for its giant reclining Buddha that measures 46 metres long and is covered in gold leaf. It’s an easy ten minute walk between here and the Grand Palace, and we recommend coming to Wat Pho second, because even though the golden Buddha here is just as popular many people don’t take the time to wander around the rest of the complex so the experience tends to be far more relaxing. This is also a great place to get a traditional Thai massage. Wat Pho is often considered the leading school of massage in Thailand, so you really are in good hands here. Since December 2012, entrance to the temple costs 100 baht and you can visit any time between 08:00 and 17:00.

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