Buddhist temples are usually the first sights the traveler encounters, some are more than
200 years old. The Oldest and Largest of the Bangkok Temples Wat Phra Jerupon - usually
called Wat Po. Built in the 16th century, it took 12 years for Rama I to restore it,
beginning in 1789. Its chief attraction is the massive Reclining Buddha. This Temple, as
well as the Pagoda Fields, is also impressive because of the beautiful constructions :
conic solid monuments, with small hand-made mosaics, representing the correct way of
preaching to the Buddha.