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Hello again after a loooooong break I made here ...
I'm active on TL and TN - now I decided to be change again to TE to see all your interesting shots of our wonderful world.

We still have winter here in the South of Germany, so I decided to present a sunny shot of the hot Bangkok.
It was made right at my birthday last year - it realy was a perfect day ...
Look at that sky, the fluffy clouds - and that impressive temple.

That is one of the most beautiful temples in Bangkok, the Marble-Temple, Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan, Thai: วัดเบญจมบพิตร ดุสิตวนาราม ราชวรวิหาร.
It is a Buddhist temple in the Dusit district of Bangkok.

Construction of the temple began in 1899 at the request of King Chulalongkorn after building his palace nearby. The temple's name literally means the Temple of the fifth King located nearby Dusit Palace. It was designed by Prince Naris, a half-brother of the king, and is built of Italian marble.

Inside the Ordination Hall (Ubosot) is a Sukhothai-style Buddha statue named Phra Buddhajinaraja, cast in 1920 after the original located in Wat Mahathat in Phitsanulok. The ashes of King Chulalongkorn are buried beneath the statue. In the gallery surrounding the ordination hall are 52 buddha statues, collected by Prince Damrong Rajanubhab for his king.

If you will be in Bangkok any time - please visit this place, it's magical.

I hope you enjoy looking at my shot,
thanks for any words ...

Sabine - wishnugaruda

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