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Wat Pho is a royal Buddhist temple in Bangkok famous for its 46 meters reclining Buddha as well as beauty of its architecture and grounds. Tourists can also try unique form of Yoga plus massages here.
When to visit:
january - december
Wat Pho is a buddhist temple located directly south of the Grand Palace on Rattanakosin Island. Wat Pho temple features a 46 meter reclining Buddha and largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand.
The Temple Complex of Wat Pho
The Phutthawat, Northern Wall: The prayer room and the temple with the reclining Buddha is located here. This area is open to public.
The Sankhawat, Southern Wall: Has a school and residential houses of the monks.
The grounds: The grounds of Wat Pho temple has 91 small stupas, 4 great stupas, a belfries where bells are there, a central shrine, many halls and gardens.
Phra Ubosot: The most sacredbuilding of the complex where rituals are performed
Phra Rabiang: Has 400 images of Buddha, some standing and some seated.
Phra Prang: 4 towers at each corner of the courtyard
There is a Traditional Medicine School within the complex of Wat Pho. Here traditional medicine and traditional massage are taught. Tourits can get the massages here. It is advised to book in advance.
2 Sanam Chai Road Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang Khet Phra Nakhon Krung Thep Maha Nakhon Thailand 10200
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus Station
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