Wat Pho – The gigantic reclining Buddha is beautiful, covered in gold leaf and mother-of-pearl ornaments inlaid in his feet. It is remarkable 46 m long and 15 m high (!), and illustrates Buddha entering nirvana (Buddha`s death).
At 20 acres large, it is the largest Wat in Bangkok. Wat Pho is not only Bangkok's oldest and largest temple, but also Thailand's foremost centre for public education. Unlike the Grand Palace, it has a lived-in, dilapidated grandeur. The large grounds of