The Royal Palace in Bangkok is a shrine to an individual, a shrine to a dynasty and a shrine to a religion. These photographs are a small sampling of the art and architecture.
The Emerald Buddha can only be photographed from outside the shrine that houses it; so, it is seen here from quite a distance.
Some buildings have their own special guardians.
I like to look at the details.
Often, guardians are built into the architecture.
A few visitors are trying to help.
These columns support the roof over an immense ancient fresco.
These are a few details of the fresco.
The beauty of the inlay work caught my attention.
I was intrigued by these windows.