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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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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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The Grand Palace is absolutely amazing. Although you cannot visit the inside of the buildings and temples, the architecture is just astonishing. The place can be crowded, so try to get early to avoid the largest groups. Part of the complex is not open for...More

Thank aguhl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There's a reason why this is one of the most visited place in Bangkok! Bring your guide with you. Be early to avoid huge crowd of tourist. We went on low season and the place is still packed.

Thank Angie_G88
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a wonderful place to visit, the monuments, the stupas, etc everything was beautiful. Don't forget to bring your passport and when visiting make sure you don't exit before seeing everything, they don't allow you to enter unless you pay again :(

Thank Moncef2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's is breath taking if you put all the people away. A lot of people , tourbusses it was very busy and crowded. A lot people don't have respect for the rules. It's to crowded. I would minimalise the people in the palace and let...More

Thank John D
Reviewed yesterday

The Grand Palace is essential viewing for a tourist visit to Bangkok. We did it with a guide and learnt about the history of the country, the different Kings and their role as the leader of Thailand. Beautiful buildings. Lots of people..

1  Thank Steven N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was so beautiful and impressive. But it was so crowded under the heat. So it was not a very chill experience. The visit was worth it thou. Very rich in culture

Thank Phuc N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An incredible palace. A must see but do dress respectfully. No torn jeans and ladies must have shoulders covered.

Thank madisonmason
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We journeyed to the palace via the river which I would recommend. We got told by a number of people that the palace was closed in the morning due to the mourning of the Thai people for their late king but to come back after...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Obviously this is a must see attraction in Bangkok. We got a bit caught up in the security due to the King visiting and didn't get into all the areas but still definitely worth a visit. The temple and chedi are breathtakingly beautiful. Just remember...More

Thank gingerone889
Reviewed 3 days ago

You cannot leave Bangkok without visiting grand place. The only problem is that it's always very crowded.

Thank sshapur
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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Michelle O
There has been so much written about the ride tour groups and their patrons therefore some have found a local guide (not tour) for around 900tbt. I were hoping that someone might have advice on where we are able to procure such services without the booking of a full tour more a one on one experience?? All advice would be greatly appreciated!
1 May 2017|
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Response from ozmatanvir | Reviewed this property |
We walked to the grand palace from Thara guesthouse. Along the journey outside the place an elderly lady dressed in all black and ID card around her neck. Offered us her guide services. She said 500thb I bargained her to... More
negin y
Should women wear long skirt or long pants too when they are visiting grand palace?
27 April 2017|
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Response from katelizx | Reviewed this property |
I wore long trousers but as long as your covered it's fine other woman had skirts on too.
Hey, we will arrive early in the morning and I would like to know if I could take my backpack with me or if this is not allowed? It's a big travel backpack. Thank you
18 April 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Yes backpacks are allowed