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The Grand Palace

Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 (0) 2623 5500 ext. 3100
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Ranked #7 of 266 Attractions in Bangkok
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Type: Castles
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Traveler Description: Bangkok is a city teeming with attractions. One of the top places to visit in Bangkok is the Grand Palace. It is a mammoth structure of unique design... more »
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richmond. australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

when i visited quite a few buildings were closed. some seemed to be permanetly closed on the weekend. but along with thousands of others i did appreciate having the opportunity to see some of the different styles of architecture

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Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

As we are interested in culture and history we decided to visit the grand palace. What an amazing palace with green gardens and different faces within the architecture. Surely something that should not be missed, however getting the can be a challenge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

A history to experience. The palace is wonderful and a true history to Thailand's achievement today, beautiful gardens and architecture combined showcasing Thailand

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The palace is an impressive display of artistry and architecture. I wouldn't describe it as a must-see on one's bucket-list, but if you happen to be in Bangkok, it's worth a visit.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Well, historical places is not really my thing. Went there out of curiosity. It was EXPENSIVE and suuuper hotttttt.... make sure you wear sunscreen, wear hat, and bring umbrella coz the level of hotness is just like the desert. The building was pretty but after walking around for a few minutes.... yeah that's probably all. and the emerald buddha inside... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited this with nine family members on 12 th August which supposed to be the Birthday of the Queen. They had lot of celebrations. You must visit this.

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Gent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

First of all, it's gorgeous. The glitter and glamour that comes off these buildings is amazing. We loved our stay here, but couldn't help feeling bad for paying this amount of money. People outside the palace would kill to receive this amount just once. My stomach turns when I see the poverty outside, and see the richness inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

very touristed now; be prepared to be pushed a bit... spend some time in the various buildings, and don't miss the HUGE model of Ankor Wat... if you can't get to Cambodia, it will give you an idea!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We caught the ferry to the Grand Palace at midday which is a must do tourist attraction. We got off the ferry and walked down the wall of the grand palace trying to find the entry gate. We were stopped by so many people in security uniforms or members of the Thai public telling us that the palace didn't open... More

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

An impressive complex of temples with lots of intricate designs. This is where you can see the emerald Buddha, not actually made of emerald, but just green in colour. Definitely worth a visit

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