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The Grand Palace

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Bangkok's famous palace complex was built in 1782 and features several magnificent buildings including Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which contains a beautiful Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century.
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Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
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+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed today

This is a must for every visitor to Bangkok to visit. It is monumental and highly impressive. Tourists need to be respectful of Thai customs while in the place.

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Reviewed today

A large complex of buildings, used to be the the official seat of the king, his royal court, and the government for approx 150 years since 1782. Was initially constructed of wood because of shortage of funds and building materials. The wooden structures including the...More

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Very expensive and I will never understand why Foreigner have always to pay more than locals in Thailand this does not happen in Europe, Europeans and foreigner tourist pay the same To enter you must properly dressed Men : cover shoulders and long pants, broken...More

Thank corrapaola
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Very beautiful place. There are souvenir shops, there are also places to eat. You must be dressed in t-shirt and long pants or skirt

Thank bgpearl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and myself had visited Bangkok, one of the most beautiful city. We went to many famous temples, Wat Pho for the Reclining Buddha (very big buddha) and also Wat Pra Kaeo and The Grand Palace. We use the new launch service, GIANTS City...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love to discover this place... Nice temple and many amazing design Architecture... Love to spend time to enjoy here.... The most when see some people pray in this place, that's so great........... Hoping will visit here again.

Thank Citra P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extraordinary buildings and history definitely worth a visit. Jade Buddha was a surprise was expecting it to be bigger however the temple more than made up for it. Can be hot walking on the concrete so make sure you take water, you can buy on...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is filled with amazing beauty. Bling bling is an understatement. Mesmerizing. Ancient buildings with stunning tiles and crystals and gold as gold as you get. Be sure to be covered up for respect purposes and be prepared to pay quite a large entrance...More

Thank petalshaw
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I have to buy a pair of Thai pants since I only brought a pair of shorts. Inside the palace the pants cost 200bht but it only cost half if you buy the pants outside. Long story short the palace is very large and had...More

Thank sim0nlee
Reviewed yesterday

500 Baht entrance fee. A bit expensive but the place is worth seeing. I don't think it needs to have a tour guide to visit the place but it's up to you, travellers. There are available guide (in your preferred language) outside the area before...More

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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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Iris_LTH
6 October 2018|
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Response from PoupeAMLW | Reviewed this property |
Is better to print out. :)
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touringken
29 September 2018|
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Response from AMITSPVERMA | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they would be closed for all the days, except jan 1, but for safety do check their website or even Thai tourism website.
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Jan646
23 September 2018|
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Response from Endel V | Reviewed this property |
You can also pay a tuk tuk driver and they can take you anywhere. I paid $20 for the whole day from 9 am to 6 pm.
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