Wat Phra Kaew,Chiang Rai ,Thailand

In the hear of chiang Rai lies Wat Phra Kaew.It was here at this temple that Thailand’s most revered Buddha image,the Emerald buddha was discovered in 1354, However,it was soon moved to numerous towns and cities before finally being enshrined in Bangkok’s Wat Phra Kaew during the reign of King Rama I. Presently, it houses Phra Yok, Which was built in honor of Her Royal Highness Somdej Phrasrinkharintra’s ninetieth birthday.

Other notable features include the Chedi,the main hall, and the principle buddha image:Phra Jao Lan Thong.



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