I remember with joy the first time I set foot in Asia. The first city that welcomed me was Bangkok in Thailand and that’s why I want to tell you which are the 5 must-visit temples in Bangkok, so that together we can retrace the beauty that my eyes fell in love with at first sight.
The dominant religion is the Theravada Buddhism, professed by about 95% of the population. For the rest we find minorities of religions such as Islamism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism that live peacefully together in an environment of respect and tolerance.
I will tell you which are the 5 MUST-VISIT TEMPLES IN BANGKOK.
There are many buildings and statues built in different times and styles and for this reason it is the most beautiful and original temple complex in the city. The buildings are imposing and built using materials such as Chinese porcelain, stained glass, white marble.
Surely what will immediately jump out at the eye as calssified as the most striking structures of the complex only the high spires in Khmer style that rise to the sky, or rather the prangs. Moreover, this temple complex is an architectural representation of Mount Meru, the centre of the world in Buddhist cosmology. Let me take you to discover the 5 must-see temples in Bangkok.
Made of white Carrara marble, inside it has many glazed beams or decorated with gold leaves. Remarkable the porch that houses 52 statues of Buddha, each of which depicts him in a different mudra, that is the symbolic gestures of the Buddhist tradition.The importance of this temple is such that the image of its façade has been affixed on one side of the 5 baht coin.
Costs: 20 baht per person (0.60 EUR)
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Inside this complex you can admire The Vihara & Ordination Hall, The White Chedi temple, The museum of Buddha images and the different statues representing Buddha.
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