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The Grand Palace

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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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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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
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+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thailand Grand Palace in bangkok Is an impressive structure in Thailand symbols the Royal Family history and culture in Thailand. We had a great visit Yoram Abramovich Israel

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank yorama26
Reviewed yesterday

Grand Palace, Bangkok - On recommendation of my sister I opted to keep 1 day for Grand Palace but was a bit disappointed. Location - Grand Palace is located in the main Bangkok city well connected with public transport, although we opted for taxi. Grab...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't miss to visit Grand Palace .It is hihgligt from Bangkok.You will get fully impression.Your eye will be big and mouth open.The good time to visit ist in the mornig.It ist not too hot before noon.Please dress polite.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank vitanakva
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Grand Palace is the site that everyone MUST see in Bangkok, but it's definitely overcrowded and overrated. The entrance fee is 500 baht (a huge amount by Thai standards - about $16). There is a window to rent an audio quide for another 200...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MarkLinton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go early to avoid queues as this can get very busy. This is truly a must do in Bangkok. Spectacular buildings in gem stores and gold everywhere. Stunning. Make sure to take water, and long pants, long sleeves top . You have to have these...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 944KevinC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a vast place the hire of a tour is ideal. For 300 baht we queue jumped and went straight inside. These guides have loads of information and their English is really good. Going into the Grand Palace grounds there is so much...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Benskye
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was very excited to visit! We knew you needed to be dressed modestly and that the cost was 400 baht. However, when we got there, it turned out to be 500, I was wearing trousers with tank top and had a big scarf I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First things first . Dress code Women should be wearing clothes which covers their shoulders and men should be wearing clothes which covers their knees otherwise be ready to buy some cheap overpriced clothes outside the palace jst fr the sake of visiting it hey...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank khis24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cost was a bit high but it was a cool experience. There must be 10 times a billion little pieces that go into the making of this place. It was so hot outside so when we had to take our shoes off to go...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JenStem15
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very impressive. Was busy when we went, but just waited to take photos till people move. Worth going to see. Wear proper cloths or you have to buy them there is you want to go in.

Date of experience: September 2019
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bwsh2
September 2, 2019|
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Response from 385rossh | Reviewed this property |
No they are separate but its so cheap its hardly a worry. Enjoy, its really worth while
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Tam1985
August 20, 2019|
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Response from heygauthey | Reviewed this property |
yes, the earlier the better, which also is best weather/heat wise. and yes, dressed modestly, no ripped jeans either. same for kids, better to be on the safe side. don't buy from the street sellers, you can borrow cover ups... More
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neharohan
August 3, 2019|
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Response from sunilt1960 | Reviewed this property |
No you need to go inside to see it
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