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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaeo)

Wat Phra Kaeo is one of the world's great sights. It serves as the royal chapel and no monks live there. Wat Phra Kaeo was built in 1782 or 217 years ago. The Emerald Buddha sits atop an 11-meter tall gilded altar, protected by a nine-tiered umbrella.

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha Demon gate-guardian Ramakien mural painting on the gallery around the Temple of the Emerald Buddha
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