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Wat Pho in Bangkok

One of the largest Buddhist temples in the city

Wat Pho temple in Bangkok

Wat Pho in Bangkok is also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. If you are visiting Bangkok for the first time, this is a place that you should not miss out on.

Where is it?

During your holiday spent at your chosen service apartment in Bangkok the likes of Maitria Residence Rama 9, you are sure to visit the Grand Palace. Wat Pho is located a 10-min walk away from this attraction.

The Reclining Buddha

Wat Pho is popular for its 46m long Buddha Statue-‘the Reclining Buddha’. If you are someone who is interested in Buddhism, you’ll soon realize that every characteristic of the Lord Buddha has been beautifully highlighted in this gold-plated statue. Yes, that’s quite amazing!

Other highlights of the venue

There are also 4 chapels that house different types of Buddha statues. Make sure you get the support of an English-speaking guide if you feel like exploring deep details of these diverse statues.

Say yes to massage therapy too

If you feel tired after a walk around the temple, you may just say yes to a relaxing foot or head massage. They follow traditional techniques to do this treatment, and you’ll surely be refreshed after one