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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Use a Guide (I had an excellent guide from Tour with Tong). The sites are brilliant (same as everywhere else however you do get Buddha over load) You will also need endurance and patience to cope with the thousands of Chinese. O yes and its...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To enter to this attraction you need to wear long pants, you can buy them outside for about $4 dollars. Be prepared to walk and apply sunbloker; beautiful place to visit and learn more about this amazing culture!. You can get there very easy, also...More

Thank Elkin C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t fall into that “palace is closed” scam that you hear about. It has regular hours posted everywhere but the scam artists love to hang around the outer walls with closed entrances and tell you it’s closed so they can steer you to some other...More

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There is so much to see here, if your travelling with children, I would definitely recommend. It is busy but worth the visit.

Thank 179Sue
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The temple side with Jade buddha is amazing. I love the different style of decoration you can find there. However the palace side got reduced, no more gallery about antic weapons, my boy got disappointed.

Thank Greg L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They provide free tour guide with English speaking guide. The guide is so funny and fun and created very relaxing tour despite very hot weather in the area. Don't forget to tip your guide. The story of the palace and buildings are very interesting. Do...More

Thank Stevani L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First: I recommend visiting on a cooler day. There is minimal shade and lots of people and those people bring umbrella which get in your face as people try to crowd into the area. Worth it though! The decorations, architecture and statues are incredible.

Thank Chelsea N
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Reviewed 2 days ago

beautiful but it was so hot in Bangkok dont forget to bring umbrella or hat,handkerchiefs and drinking water

Thank _cor71martinez
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well come to this palace and take a piece of history with you.i would personally recommend this place to all the tourist.do visit this gem and enjoy your stay

Thank sharjeelcool
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredibly busy and we were pleased to have a guide! Large complex but lots to see and enjoy. Like all of Thailand spotlessly clean. Saw the changing of the guard. Loads of great photos!

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
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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
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bettymendoza62
18 April 2018|
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Response from ashley97 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a guide for the entire day who spoke our native language (English) but I did hear Russian, French, and some other languages. So it might be better to find a Spanish guide who includes the Grand Palace on a tour... More
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Jing Y
8 April 2018|
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Response from AKM4755 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Take one of the express boats on the Chao Praya River, northbound from Central Pier. You will pass right by the Grand Palace on your right, just as you go past station n7 (check a map). You will see the rooftops... More
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Jing Y
8 April 2018|
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Response from Abel M | Reviewed this property |
To really see the palace you need to walk through it, there are walls around it so you can't see it from afar. You can buy tickets at the box office once you get there. It's beautiful, you won't be disappointed.
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