Thai Mythology

The colorful Gods of Thailand

WAT PHO

Thai legendary place

Also known as Wat Po, วัดโพธิ์

Temple of the Reclining Buddha

This is Bangkok’s oldest and largest temple complex.

It contains 152 marble bas relief panels appertaining to the Ramakien Epic. They seem to have run out of space before the story ends.

There are also some chapel doors with mixed media illustrations composed from mother of pearl, paper and lacquer.

Wat Pho Facts and Figures

Name: Wat Pho
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Wat Po, วัดโพธิ์

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: legendary place
Area or people: Thailand
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 148

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Article last revised on May 05, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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