The Emerald Buddha (Phra Kaew Morakot, or official name – Phra Phuttha Maha Mani Ratana Patimakorn) is the palladium of the Kingdom of Thailand, a figurine of the sitting Buddha, made of green jade (rather than emerald), clothed in gold, and about 45 cm tall.
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It is kept in the Chapel of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) on the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
The Wat Phra Kaew (English Temple of the Emerald Buddha, full official name Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is located in the historic center of Bangkok (district Phra Nakhon), within the grounds of the Grand Palace.
Chapel of the Emerald Buddha GPS coordinates: 13°45′5″N, 100°29′34″E
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