19 April 2013

#232 Bangkok, Thailand

The Wat Phra Kaew (Thaiวัดพระแก้วRTGSWat Phra KaeoIPA: [wát pʰráʔ kɛ̂ːw], English: Temple of the Emerald Buddha; full official name Wat Phra Si Rattana SatsadaramThaiวัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. It is a "potent religio-political symbol and the palladium [safeguard] of Thai society". It is located in the historic centre of Bangkok (district Phra Nakhon), within the precincts of the Grand Palace.


Thank you, Mint !

Sent on: April 10, 2013
Received on: April 19, 2013

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