Wat Phra Kaew & Thailand Temples

The most visited temple in Bangkok kingdom of Thailand.

Friday, June 02, 2006

Visit Bangkok, Visit Wat Phra Kaew

Giant in Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok Thailand

Temple of The Emerald Budha or Phrasrirattana Sasadaram Temple was Well known as Wat Phra Kaew (Phra Kaew Temple).

The most important temple of Thailand. Located within the Grand Palace, beside Sanam Luang. Established at the same time of Rattanakosin by the King Rama 1(more than 220 years ago). Same period of established Bangkok as capital.

Wat Phra Kaew is Beautiful of architecture and fine art. The wall inside covered by mural Paint with story from the Ramakian (Thai literature).

Around the temple decorate by variety of sculpture, Such as the Giant who protect the door and Ubchao doll that import from China.

Golden Mosaic in Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok Thailand

Inside Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok.

The Emerald BuddhaPhra Kaew Morakot or Phra Bhuddha Maha Mani Ratana Patimakorn) situated in hall of a temple, it’s was carving from jade with 66 centimetre tall.

It’s transfer from Chiang Rai. When have ceremony always respect invite The Emerald Buddha to be a principal.

Phrasrirattana Pagoda

Grand Palace in Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok ThailandThe big gold pagoda established by the King Rama 4 for keep Buddha's relics. It’s covered by glitter mosaic and floor by marble.

Phra Mondhob

Situated on north of the hall. It’s established replace the old building that was burn out. This place for keep Golden Buddhist Scriptures (Tripitaka).Phra Thep Bhidorn house

This building is the place for keep wax of Chakkri’s king.Praying in Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok Thailand

Actually it’s open for visit only 7 days per years that was on Chakkri’s day, Songkran day(3), Chatramongkol day, King Rama 5’s day and the birth day of King Rama 9 (present king)

If you still didn’t visit Wat Phra Kaew that mean you still didn’t visit Bangkok.

General information Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok

Work Hour :8.30-11.30 and 13.00-15.00 (open daily)
Guide service : Contact at the Bangkok, Wat Phra Kaew office
Remark : Polite dress (Buddha respect) and possibility to change from the front (free).

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