Photo of the week: Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand

Photo of a stupa in Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok, ThailandThis week’s photo is of a Stupa in Wat Phra Kaew (also known as The Temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew is regarded as the most sacred temple in Thailand, located within the Grand Palace walls. This stupa is “held up” by 20 colourful statues surrounding it’s base.

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  • Kris Koeller Aug 17, 2011

    Pretty much a must-see on any visit.

    • Dean Wickham Aug 17, 2011

      Yes it is, this was my first time in Bangkok so I had to check out the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, despite the hoards of tourists. An amazing place.

  • Kyle Aug 17, 2011

    That’s crazy! I want to build a house now that looks like it’s being held up by those little guys!

    • Dean Wickham Aug 17, 2011

      That would be pretty cool. They would probably scare off any unwanted visitors as well! 😉

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