"Wat Phra Kaeo (Chapel of..." Temple of the Emerald Buddha - Wat Phra Kaew Tip by sunnywong


Wat Phra Kaeo (Chapel of Emerald Buddha)
is a treasure house of Thai arts, and houses the Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Three main buildings inside the temple which form up a glittering scene are the Golden Stupa, enshrining the relics of the Buddha, the Phra Mondop or the Library, housing the Tripitaka or a Buddhist scripture, the Royal Pantheon which is a pavilion used for keeping statues of deceased kings of Chakri dynasty. Besides, the 178 section mural paintings which depict the story of the Ramayana are the superb masterpiece of Rattanakosin artisans.

Address: situated in the same compound of the Grand Palace
othercontact: The compound of Wat Phra Kaeo an
Phone: +66 2 224 3290
Website: http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/The-Grand-Palace--52

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2002
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