Wat Phrae Kaew Temple of the Emerald Buddha, better known as Wat Phra Kaew, is Thailand’s largest and most respected Buddhist temple, devoting the image of Phra Kaew Morakot carved into a single block of jade. Built in 1785, the temple features elaborate carvings, paintings and pagodas, making it a spectacular spectacle for visitors.
Given the importance of the statue of Buddha, no one is allowed to approach it except the king. Located within the walls of the Grand Palais, the district tells the forgotten stories of the past and its walls are adorned with beautiful paintings and murals. Overflowing with devotees and enthusiastic visitors throughout the year, even the forces of time could not lose the splendor.
Wat Phra Kaew is an important temple in the history of Thailand, because it is here that the Emerald Buddha was discovered in 1434 after the lightning struck the chedi where it was preserved. The Emerald Buddha or Phra Kaew Morakot is the most revered Buddha image of the country, which is now consecrated in the Wat Phra Kaew temple, located within the Grand Palace of Bangkok..
No products were found matching your selection.