Wat Ratchabophit is a Buddhist temple located in on Atsadang Road, Bangkok, along Khlong Lot, not far from Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. The temple was built during the reign of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), however the temple is dedicated King Rama VII.
The Temple most notable feature is the golden chedi which stands 43m high and is covered with orange-coloured tiles and on top of the chedi, there is a golden ball. The chedi is reported to house a relic of Buddha.
Wat Ratchabophit is also adjacent to the Royal Cemetery Mausoleum which is to the west of the temple grounds. The cemetery contains numerous monuments to major and minor members of the Royal Family, most notably those in the immediate family of King Chulalongkorn.
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