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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 via mobile

The stature of the emerald Buddha is beautiful. The atmosphere is serene and peaceful. Definitely a must see if you are in Bangkok.

Thank Asha N
Reviewed today

You could easily spend a whole day here exploring, reading and taking pictures. Palaces, temples, and museums. Great experience.

Thank Kemi A
Reviewed today

Lack of words trying to describe the place...few places can be so breath-taking and this one must on top of the list, or at least right up there. Take your time, if you are going to visit it and you are not a Thai citizen,...More

Thank Jrg_WT
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If you have the time, take the tour of the Grand Palace, it's a bit pricey but good to see while.your in Bangkok. Just make sure that both women and men have their legs cover. and women have there shoulders covered. There is a shop...More

Thank Trek215994
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500bht admission well worth it. Can and usually very crowded and busy. So many buildings with amazing ornamentation. Large model of Angkor Wat and Emerald Buddha. One needs to be respectful of traditions and dress and act responsibly. Far too many selfie sticks!

Thank TerryB603
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It’s a heritage place which reflects the royal life culture and the life style of the king and his forefathers

Thank Saroja S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very busy but well worth a visit but go early!! There was some confusion over dress code we were sold sarongs only to be told we could not wear them.

Thank Resort31848582554
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The grand palace is just as beautiful as expected. It wasn’t too busy and the guides at the beginning were very helpful to explain the different parts.

Thank jadee89
Reviewed 2 days ago

A long walk and queue to get in, but an extraordinary place that is like something out of a fairy tale. I was just dazzled by the incredible amount of detail and the glittering surfaces. Don't miss it, but try to go early - avoid...More

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Long queues to get in , very hot and humid but worth . Such an incredible place I had to pay 80baht for a sarong so make sure to take your own or wear something long (women) men also must wear trousers or you will...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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Veronica1632
22 October 2018|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of guides both indoors and out. Please don't forget proper tee shirt
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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 paulsI1574HS | Reviewed this property |
Check official sources only, like the website - the Tuk-Tuk and taxi drivers scam you by saying that the place is closed (when it isn't...), then driving you somewhere where they get a cut of what you buy...
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