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Visit to Buddhist Temples, Bangkok – November 2016

Temples: Wat Traimit, this houses the world’s largest solid gold Buddha (5.5 tonnes of precious metal!);

Wat Pho, this is the oldest temple in Bangkok and houses the Reclining Buddha, a 45-metre-long statue which depicts Buddha entering Nirvana. Wat Pho is also ‘‘Thailand’s first university’’.


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