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  Emerald Buddha and Golden Buddha

 

Cambodia

Cambodia's own Emerald Buddha, which is actually made from crystal, and located at Wat Phreah Keo, i.e. the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also known as the Silver Pagoda, in Phnom Penh. It is positioned behind a life-sized Golden Buddha in the pahng hahm samut pose, which is dressed in royal attire, made of 90 kilograms of genuine gold, and adorned with 9,584 diamonds.

See THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.