Monday, April 23, 2012

Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Rajaworamahavihara (Wat Pho)


Reclining BuhddaWat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Rajaworamahavihara or more commonly named "Wat Pho" is located just south of the Ground Palace and is one of the oldest Temple areas in Bangkok, Wat Pho is celebrated as the birth place for the Thai Massage. It is said the monks of this temple developed the Technique for the Thai Traditional Massage several hundred years ago. The massage is said to increase health and help meditation.

Via Flickr:
Thailand Destination: Bangkok's Wat Pho

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Links to other pages of Bangkok Temples:

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram (Wat Phra Kaew).
Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Rajaworamahavihara (Wat Pho)
Wat Pratum Wanaram 
Wat Bang Nam near Bangkok.
Bangkok's Wat Arunratchawararam (Wat Arun - Temple of the Dawn)

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