Wat Phra Kaew & Thailand Temples

The most visited temple in Bangkok kingdom of Thailand.

Sunday, February 05, 2006

The Bell Tower, Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok

Stand on south of the Hall of temple, Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok.

History of The Bell

For history of this Bell have 2 presume

1. This Bell was found when dig down for make a swamp in Rakhang Khositaram Temple, Bangkok. Because of this bell have great sound then King Rama 1 transfer to the Bell Tower, Wat Phra Kaew.

2. King Rama 1 be kind enough to mold especially for Wat Phra Kaew.

History of The Tower

The original on King Rama 1 period was not have the architect record

Time after time when King Rama 4 period, the King was reconstruct by presume that set on the same place and pull down the old one but not finished until King Rama 5 period on 100 anniversaly Bangkok.

And fix again on King Rama 7 period by copy from the original.

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