Bangkok: Three towers, Wat Phra Keo

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Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham

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These three towers at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha reflect three styles of Buddhist architecture which developed from the original stupa. The first tower, on the left, is a copy of a Burmese type stupa
the second is a Thai tower, originally built to house the Emerald Buddha
the third is a copy of Cambodian architecture from Angkor.

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Thailand: Bangkok, architecture, slide set

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