Phra Buddha Maha Suwanna Patimakorn Exhibition


The Phra Buddha Maha Suwanna Patimakorn Exhibition contains excellent informative displays on how the Golden Buddha at Wat Traimit was made through the lost wax method of metal casting. It also details how the statue was 'rediscovered' after formerly being hidden beneath a plaster cast, and how it came to arrive at its current home.

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