The roofs in the precinct were painted in the same orange color. And they were rimmed with deep green. The roof of the building in this photo was same. The orange roof looked really sharp with the strong sun. Like other Buddhist temples, the roofs were layered. And an enigmatic decorations was placed on each roof. They were called Chofa.
Chofa is a sacramental decoration. And it is widely seen in the Buddhist temples not only in Thailand, but also in other Southeast Asian countries. It is believed that the decoration presents Garuda, which is a legendary bird originally found in Hindu mythology. And it becomes incorporated into Buddhism.
|Jun 2018 ARCHITECTURE THAILAND|
|BANGKOK ROOF SKY|
June 17, 2018
January 16, 2020
SONY ALPHA 7R II
SONNAR T* FE 55MM F1.8 ZA