Thailand it is a fascinating country, with a rich Buddhist culture. Its political system is a constitutional monarchy, and it was the only country which was not colonized in the Southeast Asia.
The king of Thailand is the longest ruling monarch in the world and commands a great respect of his nation.
The Grand Palace in Bangkok has been the official residence of the King even if the King does not live there. Within the palace complex, there is the Temple of Emerald Buddha, with the sacred Buddhist statue of the Buddha, made of green Nephrite.