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A Travel Blog by whampoah
... around the world, one of the most favorite visitng places among the visitors is The gigantic reclining golden Buddha in bangkok is one of the oldest temple/highlight the magnificent craftsmanship of grand palace are one of the best iconic structures the ...
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A Travel Blog entry by richardbarrow88 from Bangkok, Thailand
... as a stone Buddha in order to save it from the Burmese who ransacked temples and plundered the gold during various wars. The Golden Buddha isn't in the main temple building as you arrive. It is in a smaller building towards the back and on the left. Go up ...
A Travel Blog entry by susiewoo from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
... on the hill, with grand views over Hyderabad. Tibetan monks who resided there sat in the dark chanting before a bodhi tree. The Golden Buddha was a beautiful sight, no one else was there in the temple, just us. I sat in silent meditation and Siggy, ...
A Travel Blog entry by coryandlaura from Bangkok, Thailand
... the homes of the working class of Thailand. The differences between the opulence and simplicity is extreme. In search of the Golden Buddha we came back down from the Stupa and across the street to the temple. We finally found the Lucky Buddha. ...
A Travel Blog entry by conrad.bear from Bangkok, Thailand
... and the discovery that peppermints where good to stop spicy mouths, it was time to check out the Golden Buddha. They are building a new temple it's not often you see someone building in marble and gold. The 3 metre ...
A Travel Blog entry by katemel from Bangkok, Thailand
... we had to remove our shoes and put on their thongs before we could enter the toilet - rather weird!! Personally I felt that the Golden Buddha was too touristy as there were markets all over the place, even in the temples and some of the things they ...
A Travel Blog entry by wherearetheynow from Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
... camp. On the way back we got off the boat a couple of stops earlier than where we got on so that we could goto see the golden Buddha. This is the largest Buddha in the world made entirely of gold. We got off the boat and walked for about 10 ...
A Travel Blog entry by jillsalus from Emeishan, Sichuan, China
... . We have them in perfect clarity and the view is breathtaking. The last flight of stairs takes us to the top and to the Golden Buddha. I stop to take some pictures of the elephants lining the sides of the steps. I don't know if it's the light or the ...
A Travel Blog entry by timbfisher from Bangkok, Thailand
Today I went to visit the temple of the Golden Buddha. It was OK. Apparently at first they thought it was just made of plaster and wax but during an accident some of the plaster came off and exposed the gold inside. They used to ...
A Travel Blog entry by steve42red from Bangkok, Thailand
... by something in HK - must be the KFC I had!!! However trying to stay in reach of a handy toilet ventured out to the Golden Buddha, which is just up the road. This is in a nice temple place with pretty good surrounding buildings and even a ...
A Travel Blog entry by kerry_andrew from Bangkok, Thailand
... away from the crowded chaos. We headed towards Wat Traimit, home of the Golden Buddha. Sat in the top of a four storied temple, the Golden Buddha is certainly an impressive sight. Made of solid gold, sitting 3m tall, and weighing a whopping 5.5 tonnes, no ...
A Travel Blog entry by eric-2006 from Golden Traingle, Myanmar
... this afternoon stopped for 30 minutes and visited A Thai Hill Tribe on the way home. Started the day at 6 AM with the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet at the intersection of 2 rivers. (It's named the Golden Triangle becasue of the ...
A Travel Blog entry by emmanuelrecanel from Bandung, Java, Indonesia
... the place is so full of people who wanted to visit it. After finally found one, we went straight to the largest temple with a large golden Buddha in it. We took off of our shoes since everyone removed their shoes before entering. Inside the temple, ...
A Travel Blog entry by hevanddan from Bangkok, Thailand
... overtake each other to the extreme. All our trust went into the driver to get us to the destination safely! The giant golden buddha and the temple next to it was actually really interesting to see. We met a friendly Thai person who told us about opening ...
A Travel Blog entry by jandhontour from Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand
... was pretty cool – much more contemporary and obviously aimed at enticing the younger generation into the temple. Next we travelled to the area called the Golden Triangle where the borders of Myanmar, Laos and Thailand meet – this is also ...
A Travel Blog entry by dearl from Le Shan, China
... locks have the names of couples engraved on them and are placed on the rails all the way up a massive stairway up into the smiling Buddha temple on the top of the hill. There are thousands of locks along this rail, with red silk tied to them. ...
A Travel Blog entry by irishandmonkey from Mae Sai, Thailand
... doing nothing'!! To be honest, we don't really have a 'plan' so all good :) Day 4 – Mae Sai to Chiang Khong via the Golden Triangle & Chiang Saen Today was another hefty trip but not too bad. We left early-ish & the road to Chiang ...
A Travel Blog entry by jonathanfoster from Amritsar, Punjab, India
... a nudge from the driver the welcome words "We are in Amritsar!" echoed out. Half dazed I hopped an auto rickshaw to the Golden Temple for about $1.25 not knowing or caring if I was getting ripped off. I was let off outside the massive complex and pack ...
A Travel Blog entry by fero_vrskovy from Emeishan, Sichuan, China
... for us but we would have been better with a few days here to enjoy the mountain and stay at monasteries on the way up to the Golden Summit. Oh well, as we say often, you can't do it all and maybe next time, so we are moving on to Leshan. In Baoguo we met ...
A Travel Blog entry by adammeyer495 from Yangon, Myanmar
... get out and see it. It was a good feeling to have again, and I was sure it would last my next two weeks in The Golden Land. OK, I know I only described the ride from the airport to the hotel, but I just wanted to start somewhere to try to pull ...
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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.