Na Phralan,
Phra Nakorn,
within Gran Palace, Bangkok.

The Temple
of the Emerald Buddha
is considered the most important Buddha Temple in
Thailand. It is located in the historic centre of Bangkok, inside the Grand
Palace
and displays a sculpture of a jade Buddha which dates back to the 15th
century
.

 

The statue sits
on top of a platform and is dressed in different outfits throughout the year.
It has a suit which it wears to celebrate important rituals in the presence of
the King of Thailand which is said to bring luck to the whole country.

 

This temple
is decorated with statues and pagodas and there are guided tours of the temple
in English which explain the history of the building.

Bangkok Guide | Temples in Bangkok