Wat Pho - The Temple of Reclining Buddha

Wat Pho, is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon districtBangkokThailand. It is located in the Rattanakosin district directly adjacent to the Grand Palace. Known also as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, its official name is Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage. (ref. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat_Pho)

Fee: 100 Baht
Massage: 200-400 an hour.
Wat Pho Map



The Buddha is 15 metres high and 43 metres long. His right arm is supporting his head which has tight curls. 


The walls of the temple are covered in painting, you'll be in awe.


The Buddha's foot is about 3 metres high and 4.5 metres long which is covered by mother-of-pearl. They are divided into 108 panels represneting the auspicious characteristics of Buddha. 
One of the inlaid mother-of-pearl panels identifying Buddha as a white elephant.
There are 108 of this bronze bowls indicating the 108 auspicious characters of Buddha.
Buddhists put some coin to each bronze bowls.










Lots of Buddhas around the temple and the black one is the most unique.


The main shrine at Wat Pho.


Wat Pho massage rates as of May 2013


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