Wat Intharawihan is a Buddhist temple located in the Nakhon district of Bangkok. It was built at the beginning of the Ayutthaya period and was originally called Wat Rai Phrik. One of its main features is a 32-metre high, 10-meter wide standing Buddha referred to as Luang Pho To or Phrasiariyametri. It took over 60 years to complete and is decorated with glass mosaics and 24-carat gold. The topknot of the Buddha image contains a relic of Lord Buddha brought from Sri Lanka.
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