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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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The Royal Palace Compound is huge and the palace itself was not open when I was there. Great place to see and experience Thai architectural styles. Prepare yourself for a long day in the heat - take lots of water, a hat and excellent walking...More
Beautiful! There are many "must see" around the world that disappoint, but this one really impressed me. It's just one of those places that you just have to see for yourself. I read that it was too crowded and almost did not go because of...More
Make certain you have knees and shoulders covered. Scarves don’t work for covering shoulders. It is a huge area to cover. Make sure you put aside 4 hours at least. Reclining Buddha is nearby and worth the time as well.
Be aware of the tuk...More
Beautiful buildings as expected, but VERY crowded inside. You pretty much can’t get a photo without people in it.... given the climate of Bangkok it isn’t the most pleasant experience, avoid mid-day.
Along with you’re ticket (500 baht) you are given a free ticket to...More
It’s so beautiful, amazing decoration, not entirely convinced you need the audio description, as there are free guide brochures who’s have all the info in.
Do remember to have appropriate clothing - no shorts or skimpy tops in the palace (shops across the road have...More
Would have been a great visit to this grand and beautiful Palace; however it was way overcrowded with almost 90% visitors from Mainland China; so be prepared to encounter some lack of orders and manners. Maybe there are some visiting hours to avoid these group...More
The Royal Palace, noneed to say more.... All the magic of the Thailand architecture and history gathered in one place.... And it include the emeraude buddah..
Don't forget to waer a long pair of shorts (below knee lengh) or trrousers or you will have to...More
The Grand Palace is beautiful but wasn't worth the visit. Of all my travels I have never seen so many tourists crammed into one area. Way too many people to enjoy it. It was also an expensive visit. I would give this visit a pass.