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The Grand Palace

Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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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 yesterday via mobile

New friends at a hostel recommended going to the Grand Palace. I had little idea what to expect. Word of advice men must wear long pants, no shorts or tank tops for either gender. For the ladies, I thought I would wear a tank top...More

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Reviewed yesterday

If you don’t get to see but one temple while you visit Bangkok this is the one to see. The Grand Palace is a compound of buildings located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see if you are in Bangkok. I would recommend taking a guide to understand the significance and history. I joined a free tour (I recommend checking online for the times of that so you can plan your visit). It was about...More

Thank Dominikam1991
Reviewed 2 days ago

The temple has some amazing architecture and is impressive to look at. The complex itself is huge with a lot of areas to look at and take pictures of. The only downside is the crowd. We had issues with a lot of tour groups blocking...More

Thank emmily2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

This palace is the highlight of my visit in Bangkok. Inside it is just amazing place in term of history and grandness. Easily 4 hrs minimum needed to understand and admire this palace. Eventhough we are not allowed to enter the inner side of the...More

Thank LinoYogya
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an interesting experience as it is a unique opportunity to visit such a wonderful place. Actually there is a complex of buildings,pavilions,temples set around open gardens.The details are astonishing, a lot of gold plated pieces statues,a lot of hand made decorations,paintings,mosaics dating back...More

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beware of the tour operators at airport etc.. who charge huge amount for the trip to grand palace. you can visit yourself in 10 percent cost of what they ask for.

Thank nerkarv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This palace is one of the most highly visited temples. A must see with amazing history. If you are traveling to Bangkok this HAS to be on your top sites to visit. I suggest early or late evening mid week tours for less traffic because...More

Thank theepic1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did not enjoy the crowds of people rushing around the palace. Maybe in a rainy day it would have been better. Strict condition for both men and women to access the palace and emerald buddha palace (connected tickets)

Thank rhadoo27
Reviewed 3 days ago

Huge sprawling complex of amazing temples - including the emerald Buddha followed by a walk in front of the Royal Palace. I hired an audio guide for a bit more info as I was on my own. It took just over 2 1/2 hours with...More

Thank Nattl3s
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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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mendauz
15 January 2018|
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Response from Del H | Reviewed this property |
We were a party of adults but children were in there with adults - sombre dress code and very good behaviour. Tourists all pay. Stroller is okay in some areas - but not all.
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Istanbul2050
14 January 2018|
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Response from Caroline V | Reviewed this property |
Take the train from the airport to Phaya Thai which is the last stop in the city on that line. Swap over to the N line and head south to Central station ( 2 stops), then take the S line to Saphan Taksin station by the river... More
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safia f
19 November 2017|
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Response from KMAS293732 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Safia, just been there again last week (I travel the world for my job). A quick correction asI correct my memories 3:30 is closure time for entrance, but you have until 4:00. Price is 500 Baht and includes both sites... More
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