Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram - Bangkok

Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram is known to foreigners as The Marble Temple as its exterior is clad in Carrara marble. The perfect symmetry and proportions must inspire admiration of this architectural masterpiece. Very talented The Prince Naris, a son of King Rama IV designed the main building which was completed during the reign of King Rama V. The interior crossbeams are decorated with lacquer and gold. The walls of the spacious inner courtyard are lined with a large collection of bronze Buddha images.
It is advisable to come in the early morning to see local people offering alms to the monks as they do not go outside as monks at other temple do.