Temple of the Emerald Buddha
Phra Wihan Yot (The Spired Chapel)

Phra Wihan Yot This building was erected by King Rama III. The mother of pearl doors of the front entrance are of early 18th century Ayutthaya craftsmanship. The ancient stone seat of the 13th century King Ram Kamhaeng of Sukhothai (the first Thai Kingdom) who is known for the first Thai alphabet is kept here. The superstructure covered in colorful ceramic pieces resemble the traditional multi tiered Thai Crown. The Spired Thai Crown

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