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Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan (WAT PHO)
Belief : Peace
The temple boasts a variety of attractions highlighted by its 99 pagodas and Phra Maha Chedi Si RajaKarn, a group of four huge pagodas built in honour of the four kings of the Chakri dynasty who were alive in the same period. Sculptures of self-exercise hermits in different postures, and the legendary 46-metre long reclining Buddha. The unofficial name Po, refers to the Bodhi tree, which is a large long-living type of tree with long leafy branches that provides a lot of shade. People believe that making merit here will bring them peace and happiness, translating into Thai as a cool and pleasant feeling like being in the shade.
     

Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 hrs - 18.00 hrs
Admission Fee : Free of charge for Thais and 100 baht for foreigners
How to Get There : Take the Silom Line and get off at Saphan Taksin Station (or S6 Station), and go out through Exit No. 2. Then, take Chao Phraya Express Boat to Ta Tien Pier and walk to Wat Pho.