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One statue of the the four pairs of metal demons that stand guard on top of the stairways, a pair at each entrance,to Phra Mondop(Repository of the Royal Golden Addition of the Buddhist Cannon).
This building was built by King Rama I. and replaced the original building that was destroyed by fire. The original building was destroyed by fire on the day of its inauguration caused by fireworks. However, the manuscripts and the mother-of-pearl inlaid cabinet that contained them were miraculously saved.
The walls of the Phra Mondop are covered in green mirrored tiles inlaid with gold medallions depicting Buddha. Sixteen columns support the intricate multi-tier roof.
The Phra Mondop is never open to the public.

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