Thailand Photo Journal: The Golden Buddha



The temple of the Golden Buddha, also known as Wat Traimit, shelters the world’s largest gold Buddha image.  It is thought to be over 800 years old and weighs over 5,500 kg.


Post Author: Carrie Kellenberger

I'm a chronically ill Canadian expat who has been living abroad in Asia since 2003. I moved from China to Taiwan in 2006. My husband and I have owned our own business in Taiwan since 2012. In addition to my own work, I've been writing professionally about Asia, travel and health advocacy since 2007, providing regular content to several publishing companies and travel publications in Asia and North America. Follow Carrie on on Twitter @globetrotteri or on Instagram at

2 thoughts on “Thailand Photo Journal: The Golden Buddha


    (July 6, 2007 - 7:25 am)

    Loved to see your BKK pics! Ansd also the others. I’ve posted some from Bangkok at

    from a 1983 visit. The statues are looking much better now…
    Thanks also for your visit to Blogtrotter. Would love to have your comments.


    (July 6, 2007 - 5:38 pm)

    Thanks for the link. I spent some time looking at your blog last night. Jeesh…you’ve been everywhere!

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