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50th Anniversary of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (2010)
Picture with the logo of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, as well as the number 50 in English and in Thai , referring to its 50th Anniversary – Wat Arun
Thai. ‘Temple of dawn’. An 86 meter high structure alongside the Chao Phrya River, with prangs in Khmer style consisting of a main stupa flanked by four smaller ones, which are actually prangs on a chedi shaped base. Its grooved towers indicate that the authority who commissioned the construction was a king. Today the temple is still in use by members of the royal court for religious state ceremonies, such as the annual kathin phra racha thaan . Its official name is Wat Arun Rajawarahrahm and the temple is one of the few throughout Thailand conferred with the highest royal title of Rajavora Maha Vihaan.
Issued Country Thailand
Issued Year 2010
Category Events
Type Postage Stamps
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