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Experience the Wat Phra Dhammakaya festival

Wat Phra Dhammakaya is recognized for its enormous size and modern design. The sheer size of the temple makes it impossible to explore Wat Phra Dhammakaya in a single day fully, but for those who have just one day to visit the temple, here's a quick guide to the activities that you must do when visiting the largest temple in Thailand.

There are about 7,000 staff and monks there. Also it has a lot of meditation rooms for the people who come here to meditate. 

At the center of the temple is a Cheda, the central mound, itself is a flying saucer-shaped golden dome in the middle of a prayer area. Around this is a massive concrete stadium like surrounding structure and around the main complex a system of roads and four multistory car-parks, and 30 smaller parks for cars and buses.

Take a closer look at the dome, it has texture, but only a camera with high zoom can see the details. It's covered in what looks like chain links, but look closer, and those are statues of Buddha or perhaps a meditating monk, it so stylized.

If you are a Buddhist or would like to learn more about Buddhism and meditation, then this place shall be in your bucket list. If you want to meet monks and go inside the temple, you have to wear pure white. Ladies are NOT allowed with sleeveless blouses. No shorts, both men and women.


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