Monday, November 29, 2010

What Pho

This temple is located just in front of Temple of Dawn. You must cross the King River. To do this you could take a taxi or take a ferry. On ferry it takes fewer than 5 minutes. it costs an average of 10 Baths.
To came into the temple you must pay 50 Bth (almost USD 2)
This temple is quite famous due to its Reclining Buddha. It is really a beatiful master piece, its size is 46 meters long and 15 meters high,. Before you came in the temple you can hear the sound of coins wich people fill in vessel.
To came into any Temple you must take off your shoes.




The highly impressive gold plated reclining Buddha is 46 meters long and 15 meters high, and is designed to illustrate the passing of the Buddha into nirvana. The feet and the eyes are engraved with mother-of-pearl decoration, and the feet also show the 108 auspicious characteristics of the true Buddha.
You can see more pictures of reclining Buddha, Wat Arun, here.  

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