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 Wat Traimit(Temple of the gold Buddha)At the end of Yaowarat Road, near Bangkok's Hualamphong Railway Station, is a temple situated on Traimit Road. This temple is known for its famous Golden Buddha, constructed during the Sukhothai period.

Its immense size of six cubits and five inches in width at the lapspan, and seven cubit,one span and nine inches in height.

Its begin an exquisite representative of the physical characteristics of Lord Buddha created some seven hundred years ago during the kingdom of Sukhothai.

Its begin cast in pure gold, with the price value recorded by the Guinness Book of the world Records as 28.5 million pounds.

The building holding this image is open to the public everyday from 9.00 am. - 5.00 pm.

 

Bangkok Planetarium & Scientific Museum 

The scientific museum situated next to the Eastern Bus Terminal ( Ekamai ) is an exhibition center on scientific knowledge and astronomy. Open daily, except Monday and national holidays, from 9.00 am. - 4.00 pm.

At the planetarium, daily performances on the solar system are presented for the public from Tuesday to Sunday. Open from 8.00 am. - 2.30 pm. Admission fee is 20 bath. ( Including ticket for scientific museum )

Information from : Guide to the Bangkok and attractions in & around Bangkok

 

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