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Reclining Buddha

reclining buddha full thailand cheaphotel tour packagetour traveler vacation hotelAnother Buddhist temple, Wat Pho, is located in the Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok, in the vicinity of the Grand Palace. Tourists call it the Reclining Buddha. 

This is also usually part of temple-tour in any travel agency in Thailand.

This is where the origins of the traditional Thai massage can be traced back to. With the size of 21 acres, this is no doubt the biggest temple in Bangkok, and in practice the most aged one too. The temple was erected two centuries even before Bangkok turned into the Thai capital. Far from its original appearance, the temple’s present looks owes to Rama I. The temple is famous for being the country’s biggest reclining Buddha and the highest amount of Buddha images in Thailand. In terms of its size, the Buddha is 45 meters in length and 14 in height, with the impression of entering of the Buddha entering the nirvana state. The Buddha is adorned with pearls in its feet and eyes, together with more than a hundred features of the true Buddha.

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