represents good luck and the 728 meters long wooden corridor
is built in the form of a
wings, thus referring to happiness (foo).
The structure has 4 octagonal
pavilions, representing the Four Seasons, whereas the
number 8 is regarded as a lucky number.
Among the many
decorations are plenty of bat figures,
including on the painted ends
of the horizontal support beams (fig.),
inside the gazebos, and on
the roof fittings
THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND