Wat Phra Pathom Chedi in Nakhon Pathom – The tallest stupa in Thailand

With the height of 127 meters Wat Phra Pathom Chedi or Phra Pathommachedi (พระปฐมเจดีย์) is the tallest Buddhist stupa in Thailand, and considering that Nakhon Pathom was the first city in Thailand influenced by Buddhism, it is the first historical monument that signified the introduction of Buddhism into the country. Phra Pathommachedi is located just Continue Reading

Wat Benchamabophit, The Marble Temple in Bangkok

Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram (วัดเบญจมบพิตรดุสิตวนาราม), also known as the marble temple, is a Buddhist temple situated in the Dusit district of Bangkok, Thailand. Designed by Prince Naris, it is one of Bangkok’s most beautiful temples and one of the most popular tourist attractions. Wat Benchamabophit was built in 1899 by King Rama V and houses the Continue Reading