Bangkok Wat Pho Reclining Buddha
Location: Maha That Road, Bangkok
How to get there: Chao Praya Express boat pier 8
Admission: 50 baht
What Pho is located in the Old City of Bangkok. It is the oldest temple in the city, and mostly famous for its reclining Buddha. The reclining Buddha is 46 meters (150 ft) long. It fills the whole building. It is a must see if you visit the old part of Bangkok. Easy to combine with a visit to the Grand Palace.
(The reclining Buddha at Wat Pho)
But Wat Pho is not only the reclining Buddha, there are a lot more interesting buildings such as the main building which holds a bronze meditating Buddha from the Ayutthaya era. Wat Pho is also famous for its massage institute.
Wat Pho is open daily. The easiest way to get to the palace is by Chao Praya Express boat. If you get off at pier 8 you just have to walk through the market around the pier and cross the street to the right side. There is a little gate where you can enter the complex.
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