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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
+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed today

It's a nice palace. Thats all there is really. I liked the tempels better. But a nice place to hang out for a bit.

Thank Carmen19881
Reviewed today

Nice and beautiful sight to see in Bangkok. The palace is quite large and the buildings around there are European influenced whilst maintaining its Thai heritage. Their temples were really impressive and glittery - very Grand and royal. Due to renovations and reconstructions paths and...More

Thank Georgie R
Reviewed yesterday

This is the one temple in Bangkok where they are very strict on the dress code. I worked long white leggings with a loose kaftan that went down to my knees over the top. I was told I had to cover my legs with a...More

Thank PBW1016
Reviewed yesterday

The palace is influenced by european and siames architecture, Unfortunately many buildings are being renovated and we could not visit any rooms inside the palace at all.

Thank Stephan1000
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The grand palace is truly an amazing place and the most important site to see in Bangkok. The problem however is that it is just too crowded and you constantly feel of running in other people taking photos of each other. Probably the only thing...More

Thank JH_AW_IH
Reviewed yesterday

I was dressed in a long dress and scarf that covered my arms, but the guards work alongside the shops and despite being covered, I was forced to buy a sweater to be allowed to enter. In the temples of the North this shame does...More

Thank sandrabolinhas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We must have chosen a bad time to visit the palace as most of the important buildings were closed and many were under cover of scaffolding. Considering that the entry cost was 500 baht this was not good value for money - certainly compared with...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must visit when in Bangkok!!! Make sure you have a great guide who is able to speak fluent English!!! We had a guide that we arranged prior to leaving Canada!!! If you need more info on him let me know and I will forward...More

1  Thank maanay10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Grand Palace is beautiful, majestic and the best of Thai culture but it comes at a price. It is not just the 500bt but also the strict dress code (Bangkok is hot so walking around in trousers is uncomfortable) and the huge, noisy crowds....More

1  Thank BevinDublin_Ireland
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

went in June this is amazing place to visit i costs About £10 person to get in but well worth it you could spend hours here it is very vast with loads to see a great experience

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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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Response from Arnel B | Reviewed this property |
get the taxi. it's much quicker and cheaper. the meter starts at 35 baht and then runs like a normal taxi. we paid 120 baht to our hotel which took an hour travel in peak hour traffic. quite cheap for 5 people.
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Response from karlo a | Reviewed this property |
I was there yesterday, and yes it is okay to wear thongs in fact most I've seen are wearing sandals and thongs.