Wat Pho (Bangkok, Thailand) Reviews
Newest Review: ... is better known as the "Reclining Buddha" and as the name suggests, is home to a huge 46 metre long 15 metre high reclining Buddha covered in gold leaf with mother of pearl feet. The temple gets very busy, as you can imagine, with tourists trying to get decent photographs of the entire Buddha so expect a bottle neck near his feet which seemed to be the best photo opportunity! The size of the Buddha is what really amazes here - it barely fits into the temple and considering its age (16th century) has been remarkably well maintained. The image itself symbolises Buddha's death and subsequent passage in to nirvana. The temple gr... more
Customer Wat Pho (Bangkok, Thailand) Reviews (2)
by - written on 31/03/10 (Very useful, 14 readings)
Wat Pho is one of those must see attractions during any visit to Bangkok along with the Grand Palace and Wat Arun. Fortunately all are within walking distance from each other (if you can stand the humidity!) or a short Tuk Tuk ride away (if you can stand the white knuckle ride!) Wat Pho is better known as the "Reclining Buddha" and as the name suggests, is home to a huge 46 metre long 15 metre high reclining Buddha covered in gold leaf with mother of pearl feet. The temple gets very busy, as you can imagine, with tourists trying to get decent photographs of the entire Buddha so expect a bottle neck near his feet which seemed to be the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/09/08 (Very useful, 214 readings)
On a recent trip to Thailand, I decided to take a trip to the Wat Pho Temple as many English and American people we spoke to along the way had highly recommended a visit. I knew very little about temples and had never heard of Wat Pho until this trip, although I had often heard about the golden Buddha and the reclining Buddha with the big golden feet. I never even thought of going until I heard so many people raving about it. Now I am just so glad that everyone had mentioned it, as I now feel that the Wat Pho temple was a place that should not have been missed. WAT PHO TEMPLE What Pho was built in 1688 during the reign of King ... Read the complete review
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