The hipe of this Wat was more than expected. There were so many people trying to get in and once inside it emerald Budda was smaller than any of the other temples w visited. You can't take pictures so you must visit to see.
About Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
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Wat Phra Kaew, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. On the grounds of the Grand Palace, this sacred temple is renowned for...More
I just loved the intricate work all around on the walls n ceilings and pillars. Stones, gold plating... everything so rich! The murals about Ramayana were beautiful and telling about a history that we share ☺️ It was too crowded inside the main chamber of...More
While beautiful inside the temple, the Buddha is actually quite small and difficult to see. No photos are allowed. Not my favorite stop.
Crowded space, you are already exhausted maneuvering around the throng of tourists, and then you get swept up going in. Better to wait for the glut of the tourist group to leave so you can slowly walk in and enjoy every detail in the temple....More
A Pretty Magical Place. Yes this was quite some sight to see in Bangkok. I got a Tuk Tuk Driver to take me around on his TukTuk one day. Went to see the RECLINING BUDDHA as well as The Emerald Buddha, The Grand Royal Palace...More
Our first visit to the complex and loved the details of the architecture. Shoes off to enter the Emerald Budha's temple - and absolutely no photography - there are worshippers there at the same time so show them respect. Great photo ops.