Thursday, January 13, 2011

Golden Buddha at Wat Traimit

Today I went to Wat Traimit to see this statue. It's the largest cast gold statue in the world. I think I read it was an 80 or 90% gold alloy. It was cast in something like 10 parts, in the 13th century. It's almost 10 feet high and weighs over 5 tons.

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