Wat Po is a major temple in Bangkok known to the Thais as Wat Phra Chetupon, dating from long before Bangkok was founded, as it was built in the 16th century. It became a favourite with the early Chakri kings who turned it into the country's largest monastery. Wat Po's major attraction is the massive Reclining Buddha, 46 meters long, whose feet are decorated with exquisite mother-of-pearl inlay. Besides being a temple and tourist attraction, Wat Po is also an education and Thai massage centre.
01 Statue 02 Wat Po 03 Wat Po 04 Prang spire 05 Prang spire
06 Wat Po 07 Wat Po 08 Reclining Buddha 09 Buddha 10 Glass vases in Wat Po museum
11 Gable decoration with chofas 12 Prang spire 13 Flower decoration
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