Respect for Buddha and their beliefs (4/6)

Arguably among the biggest reasons Thailand has managed to keep some of its cultural identity separate from the incredible influx of tourism in recent decades, is owed to easy going nature of people and the respect for Buddha held both personally and through public policy. No object or purchase may be transported from the country which resembles Buddha – so no buying statues, carvings, paintings, or other trinkets and souvenirs with his image.

Contributors: Shylar Bredewold from Odyssean Travel

Written by Ben Skute

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