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DATE : 8 . 29 . 2015
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Wat Phra Kaew
The temple is in the outer section of the Royal Enclosure west of the Grand Palace . It was built on the orders of King Rama 1 along with the Grand Palace and Rattanakosin Island, and is built as a temple in a Royal compound like Wat Sri Sanphet in Ayutthaya . It has no resident monks.
The most famous in Wat Phra Kaew are: The Emerald Buddha, Model of Angkor Wat, Prasat Phra Thepidon, Mondop, Balcony, Phra Sri Ratana Chedi and many others. By the way, the Emerald Buddha (Phra Putta Maha Mani Ratana Patimakorn or Phra Kaeo Morakot): This is a Buddha image in the meditating position in the style of the Lanna school of the north, dating from the 15th century AD. King Rama I brought it from Vientiane , and it is considered to be the most important Buddha image in the country.
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Air-con Bus: 1 8 25 506 507 512 38 39 44
Opening Hour: Daily 8 am-4 pm
Admission Fee: Foreigner 200 Bht
Guide: 10 am 2 pm Personal Audio Guide (PAG): German, English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spain, and Thai
Admission Fee: 100 Bht/2 hours Passport/Credit card
Prohibited: Taking photo inside the ubosot
Man: Shorts Pants, Slippers
Woman: Undershirt Singlet Shorts Sandals


 
 
 
 
 
 
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