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Address: Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0) 2623 5500 ext. 3100
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Bangkok's famous palace complex was built in 1782 and features several...
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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beautiful but watch out for the thousands of people

Gardens and buildings mixed up to give the visitor a colorful and enjoying time. Greatness of some buildings and a lot to see around. It has a people that never end so go with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Gardens and buildings mixed up to give the visitor a colorful and enjoying time. Greatness of some buildings and a lot to see around. It has a people that never end so go with time to wait.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I could not get into the palace b/c too many tourist, I tried 2 x. But it just got worst. I felt overwhelmed with the masses of people. Good luck trying to get in. Avoid Chinese New Year times January, February and even March.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

something that shouldn't be missed when coming to Thailand. I would get with a tour guide right when you walk in and they can help you cut through the lines. It was extremely crowded, so get there early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Have seen many Thai/Buddhist temples and palaces. Thought I'd seen it all but this exceeded my expectations in terms of scale and intacacy

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

staying in Bangkok,for 4 day's sightseeing,then 10 days beach holiday in Phuket,ok was very dissapointeded with visit to palace to-day, most of palace closed,while major restoration work going on!! So pointless visiting at the moment!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had a great trip to The Grand Palace made even better by our guide Pasith Kasuya, he knows everything there is to know about this place. You could go alone but you would miss a lot of the information that Pasith can give you. It is a fair bit of walking and you need to dress appropriately for both... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My companion had rated this a good experience but the day we went it was absolutely packed with tourists, mainlly Chinese being led by peron with flag. We were able to dodge the crowds because of my friends knowledge of the site but it did spoil things.....and we went early!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is the most famous landmark in Thailand and one should definitely see it. The complex is huge so be prepared to walk a bit. Also, a large number of people visit this place every day so expect the crowd. There is a strict dress code to enter this palace so please adhere to it and look it up before... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Spectacular buildings inside and out. Very busy and chaotic at the entrance - lots of pushing and shoving. Not all the buildings open to the public at all times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I wasn't able to join our group as they tour Grand Palace. However, based from the photos and feedbacks of my friends, it was beautiful. They were glad to be able to join the tour and see the palace. It can get crowded especially on weekends, so stick to your group if you have a tour guide. Set a meeting... More 

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