Bangkok Photo Friday: Wat Bowon

Discussion in 'Thailand' started by NileGuide, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Though an important center for Thai Buddhism, Wat Bowonniwetwihan or Wat Bowon is not typically on the tourist trail. This is where King Bhumibol Adulyadej himself was ordained as a monk.
    Besides a central golden chedi, there is an abundance of great murals inside. A canal through the grounds reflects the brilliant white of the walls and structures. Have a stroll through the monk’s living area where you’ll see some colonial-style, shuttered buildings.

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