Wat Next?

No trip to Bangkok is complete without a tour of the city's opulent wats, or Buddhist temples. Tourists are awed by the Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaeo and marvel at Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn . But for those who know where to look, Bangkok and its environs also offer a selection of weirder wats.

Consider Wat Hua Krabu, an unassuming temple in the seaside suburb of Bang Kunthien. Stacked amid the incense and amulets are more than 5,000 buffalo...

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