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A Travel Blog by travelmpq
... Buddhist monks throughout the day. Though not on the palace grounds, a nearby landmark is not to be missed, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The 162-foot figure is awesome, as is the reverential aura of the place, where hundreds of pilgrims line up ...
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A Travel Blog entry by usatexan from Bangkok, Tennessee, Thailand
... pace in silence. Me stopping to take pictures then running to catch up. I started out around 8 this morning on my way to see the Reclining Buddha. Cian is leaving tomorrow to go to the south of Thailand to some islands, so I am on my own today as he is ...
A Travel Blog entry by suzettesp from Bangkok, Thailand
Wat Pho, The Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai Massage. Now one of my favorite things, for only $6/hr I confess I've indulged in twice weekly massages for the past three ...
A Travel Blog entry by gostlina from Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
... subject and we were all very impressed that he had done this for us. It helped enormously when we everntually did find the reclining Buddha and a student there briefed us on the history of the statue. It was once the longest in Asia – ...
A Travel Blog entry by emilie.girard55 from Bangkok, Thailand
Today I visited the Temple of the Reclining Buddha with some friends after my morning class. The architecture reminded me of the Grand Palace and it was simply beautiful. I was also impressed by the size of the reclining Buddha... I mean.... It was almost ...
A Travel Blog entry by traveller64446 from Bangkok, Thailand
... , as it was almost entirely rebuilt by Rama I. It holds the dual honors of having both Thailand's largest reclining Buddha image and the most number of Buddha images in Thailand. The highly impressive gold plated reclining Buddha is 46 meters long and 15 ...
A Travel Blog entry by maddieabroad from Bangkok, Thailand
... Next we went to see the reclining Buddha, which is the longest Buddha in the world. The grounds of the reclining Buddha were equally as beautiful, yet it seemed to be more heavily influenced by Chinese architecture. Inside the temple were 100 buckets, if ...
A Travel Blog entry by elenimia from Bangkok, Thailand
... the temple of the dawn. Two more breathtaking ancient temples that are surrounded by more temples and beautiful gardens. The temple of the reclining Buddha is filled with an enormous gold reclining Buddha from floor to ceiling and the temple of the ...
A Travel Blog entry by ericjon97 from Bangkok, Thailand
... . We paid our 50 baht ($1.50) to get in and we were very impressed! It turns out that Wat Pho is where the Reclining Buddha is housed. It is the largest reclining Buddha in Thailand, and it really is incredible how big this thing is. It ...
A Travel Blog entry by adilibrahim from Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
... Long Tail Boat! Amazing pictures, and a 30 minute boat ride later, we were at Tha Tien, and went to the Reclining Buddha temple. The Reclining Buddha Temple This was the first temple We went to, Wat Po. This temple has a ginormous golden buddha, ...
A Travel Blog entry by lucky from Up and down the country, Myanmar
... dinner! Promise!" we couldn't, but were delighted at their hospitality. What a great experience... -- Too much water Outside the temple, the Water Festival raged on. People were so happy and energized during the celebrations but by the 3rd ...
A Travel Blog entry by venoth from Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
... same level as the Buddha. This is something that we would need to appreciate for their thoughtfullness. The temple was simple. Besides this large reclining Buddha, there were no other stuphas or pagodas like the other temples. The roofing was simply ...
A Travel Blog entry by parleusted from Chengdu, Sichuan, China
... stop, which turned out to be more than a kilometre away. From the bus stop we could see the head of a giant reclining Buddha over the entrance of a temple. We did not feel the need to enter the temple to get an up close view of this giant reclining ...
A Travel Blog entry by dearl from Le Shan, China
... Buddha's carved out of the rock itself all in small niches in the walls. You come to a temple area with a graceful reclining Buddha carved into the red sandstone cliff face. There is a stone vat here full of water with a sitting frog at its ...
A Travel Blog entry by bigbonna from Siem Reap, Cambodia
... and Papa stood in the river talking to her and two other women for a long time. We then went to see a large reclining Buddha, which was carved out of the rock at the top of the mountain. A temple roof is built around it to protect it. There was also ...
A Travel Blog entry by aliandbryan from Bangkok, Thailand
... gold gilded disciple statues looking towards the main temple buildings. All are slightly different looking and heights. Then of course the giant reclining Buddha! He was huge, but that building felt a lot more touristed than other areas of the complex, ...
A Travel Blog entry by dkemp from Battambang, Cambodia
... larger, deeper cave, and the strips of clothing waved in the cool, gentle breeze. In this cave was a statue of the reclining Buddha, before which my dad presented incense and knelt in reverence and prayer. After some minutes of silence, we left that cave ...
A Travel Blog entry by buddha_belly from Chiang Mai, Thailand
... too much (from the slight aftermath of the night before and Lous overly tight crop top) we arrived at our destination..the reclining buddha...again! We walked around agaion, it was much more crowded thanks to it being a Sunday, We actually learnt what ...
A Travel Blog entry by corigreen from Bangkok, Thailand
... is 300+ steps to the top to get stunning views all across Bangkok. I then had a mooch around Wat Pho temple, to see the statue of the reclining buddha who definitely seems to have a smirk on their face! We then headed to Lumphini park to relax by the ...
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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.