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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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A must see for any visitor to Bangkok, we got the sky train from our hotel and then a tuk tuk to the Grand Palace. I would recommend getting there early to avoid large queues, we got there about 9 am and within 5/10 mins...More
The line and wait can be extremely long for the Grand Palace/ Emerald city entrance. We ended up going another day and being there right at opening to avoid long lines in the heat. Although this attraction is listed as a must see we found...More
For moderate price (about $15 US), toured grand palace for about 3 hours, but if had time would have enjoyed an additional couple of hours. Enjoyed all aspects of visit (except the 90+ F heat), including seeing the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Learned more...More
Site itself is quite grand and beautiful. Really interesting mural surrounding the inside wall of the grounds. Relatively high price is worth it because it comes with entrance to the Textile museum which is on the grounds as well as a ticket to a traditional...More
The grand Palace should be the first stop on your trip to Bangkok. However after taking the bus to the grand Palace we found that the price to enter was very expensive compared to locals. We asked why we have to pay so much money...More
The Grand Palace is absolutely amazing. Temples and Buddhas otherworldly. I would suggest going early morning before the full heat of the day hits. I would also suggest not going during Chinese New Years. Way too crowded. Also be sure to follow the dress code....More
This is maybe the top attraction in Thai capital but the ticket to enter is expensive (in comparison to other attractions) plus you have to queue for some time.
Morover you must wear trousers, as shorts are not allowed.
You can buy some Thai trousers...More
I was very disappointed with my visit here. Although the place itself was clearly a very important place it was spoiled for me by the general volume of people and the resultant attitude of the staff.
It’s about£12.50 each for entry which for something this...More
Response from shivakala | Reviewed this property |
I don't think online ticket system exists; but buying the tickets from one of their counters is hassle-free though it might take 5-15 minutes. We visited at 2 pm when the rush was high but still 15 minutes was enough.