Bangkok is still a city of temples, and the whole place is resplendent with golden spires, orange-tiered roofs, saffron-robed monks, and serene Buddha images. Prepare to be amazed with the beauty of the 150-foot long and 49-foot high gold-plated Reclining Buddha, with mother-of-pearl inlaid eyes and feet at Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha). Experience the architectural splendor at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), with its classically beautiful proportions, and European influences evident on its stained glass windows and use of Carrara marble. And visit Wat Trimit, known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three metres high and weighs five and a half tons.