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"The Golden Buddha" Temple of the Golden Buddha - Wat Traimit Tip by Pete.Gibson


Wat Traimet, this Magnifcent solid gold Buddha was disguised for many years by being encased in plaster, it was only after it was accidentally dropped as it was being moved was it discovered to be solid gold it weighs 5.5 tons

Traimet road

Open 9am-5pm

Address: Thanon Yaowarat
Directions: Near Hualamphong Station
Phone: 623 1226

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 20, 2005
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