Wat Pho

Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimonmangkalaram Ratchaworamahawihan or Wat Pho

Wat Pho is certainly a temple of superlatives. It is a largest and oldest monastery in Bangkok, being built over 300 years ago, and was the first public university in Thailand. It also possesses the highest number of Buddha images in any location, including the famous “Reclining Buddha” measuring and impressive 46 meters long and 15 meters high.

Wat Pho is also known throughout the kingdom as a school for teaching the ancient art of Thai massage, producing some of the most skilled therapists in the country. The temple house has its very own health center where you can indulge in traditional massage at some very affordable prices.