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Wat Pho, Bangkok

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Visit Wat Pho, one of the six main Buddhist temples in Thailand. Admire the 46 m (151 ft) long Buddha statue and its memorable pose, and explore the wide range of temple buildings displaying rich and intricate religious designs and a history dating back to the 16th century. Vital to the spiritual and architectural heritage of the city and the country at large, the site houses the largest collection of Buddha depictions in Thailand. Said to be the first public university in the nation, the temple also has an illustrious educational history and still runs courses on traditional Thai massage and medicine. Make your Bangkok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Truly thought this was the best site by far we have visited thus far! Not too crowded very interesting lots of history. Did you know that the Greeks are the ones that actually created the first Buddha...  more »
  • Not so big but really something you have to see in Thailand! Remember to dress properly and bring money for the entrance ticket.  more »
  • The Temple in a huge variety of buildings and statues. Recumbent buddha really big. Shoes be excluded from that place out. The price was not bad, 100 Baht/nose. The amount of work in hand. Although almost one could say, that when you have been together in the temple, you know what someone else has.
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