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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
+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful palace with the stories behind. Most of the time, this palace always busy and full if people/ tourist. My only concern only about the cleanliness of the toilet. Ensure you bring sanitizer and tissues paper whenever you decide to go. Also psy attention of...More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed yesterday

this is very beautiful place. very nice . so quiet. i loved to come here when i have chance. and transportation convenient.

Thank nk_lillypretty
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Traveled to Thailand last year August and the Grand Palace was the first stop once we landed, I wanted to be there right when it opened. We got there and it was super crowded with tour guides and tourist. It was super loud, I was...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic architecture. Super crowded but worth it. We were debating not going in because they increased their price to 500 baht which seemed a little pricey for the two of us. But we are glad we did! Just make sure to wear clothing that covers...More

Thank Katelyn S
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you go there in long pants and covered up, otherwise the guards will force you to buy a shawl or cloth to wrap around your legs. Security was tight due to the death of the late king. The gardens are sprawling but to...More

Thank maradonny
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see for any visit to Bangkok. Absolutely amazing. You can spend hours here taking in the beauty of this place. Wear long pants and long sleeves. Bring water as it gets very hot.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place is worth to visit. This historic palace is one of my favorite. Crowded with many tourists. Ticket price is THB500 per person, We spent around 3hrs in Palace. Western building was blocked for mourning team, no open for tourists, what a pity. I...More

Thank Micentury
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here on October 2014 and back again last September with my friend. We went there with an Orange Flags Boat from Saphan Taksin, it's only 10-15 minutes ride and you only need to pay not more than THB 20. Of course, we are not...More

Thank heidydyta
Reviewed 2 days ago

A good place for someone who is a fan of architecture. Apart from that, there is not much to see. Overcrowded, overpriced place.

Thank Aman A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We read reviews and scams on the grand palace being closed for whatever reasons however it actually is. We arrived and it is all fenced off to the public. The temple next door is however great to visit and much cheaper

Thank shanrob7
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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23 October 2017|
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Response from Leon F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can snap all attractions except inside the temple but the grounds is fine
22 October 2017|
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Response from Leon F | Reviewed this property |
4. It is on the same grounds as the Palace 5. The best way to reach any and all attractions in Bangkok is by Tuk Tuk - it is cheap and easily accessible. You have to negotiate hard with them on price before you get in
22 October 2017|
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Response from Kristadaneeka | Reviewed this property |
Aside from the various temples inside - Tempel of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace itself, there are also 3 museums ( or more ... I think) inside the complex. My fave is the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. It... More