"Thai Traditional Medical Science" Wat Pho Tip by nicolaitan

Wat Pho, Bangkok: 234 reviews and 502 photos


Traditional Thai Medicine is based on the administration of herbs and other substances as well as being closely tied to traditional Thai Massage. At the time of Rama III, medical texts were inscribed on slate and placed at certain locations at Wat Pho. The adjacent image depicts a group of educational slates. Available for sale are temple rubbings, inked pages of these.

Address: Tha Tien Pier, Chao Phraya River, Bangkok
Directions: The entrance to Wat Pho is on Chetuphon road. Entrance is 20B. It's open every day, opening hours are from 08.00am to 5.00pm, with a break from 12.00pm to 1.00pm.
Phone: 02-221-991
Website: http://www.discoverthailand.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 14, 2006
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