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Buddhist Temples in Bangkok -Travel Idea for Thailand

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Temple of Golden Buddha

Bangkok is capital of Thailand and is renowned for its Buddhist temples. Some of the most significant and popular Buddhist temples are:

Wat Phra Kaew (The Emerald Buddha): Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (officially known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is regarded as the most significant Buddhist temple in Thailand.

Wat Traimit (Temple of Golden Buddha): It is located at the end of Chinatown's Yaowarat Road, near Hualampong Railway Station. It houses for the world's largest golden seated Buddha measuring nearly five meters in height and weighing five and a half tons.

Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddha): Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the magnificent Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It's the largest temple in Bangkok and famed for its huge and majestic reclining Buddha measured 46 meters long and covered in gold leaf. The Buddha's feet are 3 meters long and exquisitely decorated in mother-of-pearl.

There are at least a dozen other temples that are significant and well visited locally and by Buddhist travelers. All significant and popular Buddhist Temples in Bangkok can be visited as a full day visit or two half day visits.

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