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Wat Pho is located in the central historical part of Bangkok, near the Royal Palace. There is a widespread belief that this is where the art of Thai massage originated.
Wat Pho is one of the most ancient temples in Bangkok, built in the 12th century on the site of a Buddhist monastery. The statue of the reclining Buddha (which gave the popular version of the name of this temple) is forty-six meters long and fifteen meters high.
Buddha's feet are covered with mother-of-pearl ornament. The interior of the temple is striking in its magnificence. On its walls you can see images of various scenes from the life of the Buddha. And marble bas-reliefs adorn scenes from the Ramayana. raquo;. Wat Pho Temple includes 4 meeting rooms, as well as a gallery with 400 Buddha statues.
Topic: Wat Pho Temple (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) in Thailand, Bangkok Resort.