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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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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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Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
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+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing palace, reasonable entrance fee take at least a full morning to visit it. Absolutely a must if you visit Bangkok

Thank Marco C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to make the most of your visit get there just before the gates open (8.30 when we visited). We were able to walk round freely but by the time we were ready to leave 2 hrs later the place was packed and...More

Thank Greg C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing gem amongst chaos in Bangkok. It takes some walking from the boat pier, but it's so beautiful and worth the effort and 500 baht to get in

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Reviewed yesterday

I dedicated one day for visiting the Grand Palace and the temples. I didn't expect such a crowd! It is impossible to walk around and see anything because of thousands of tourist all over the place! I didn't really see the Emerald Buddha, because I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The main attraction in Bangkok, nice Architecture, feel back in time, many other heritage building surrounding . Must go, no matter what.

Thank Swandi L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Grand Palace as the name suggests, it is really grand and beautiful. However the place is far too crowded. No matter which time of the day, it is packed with tourists. So when one tries to take a picture here, you will be surrounded...More

Thank eattravel2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't even make it through the second gate we were so turned off by the bus loads (one after another) of tourists pouring in as soon as it opened. Left and went next door to What Pho which was empty and stunning!

1  Thank panarama222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes this is one of the biggest attractions in Bangkok. Yes the temples are amazing and yes, the palace is impressive. But the crowds, the atmosphere and general chaos are a long way away from representing anything genuinely Buddhist or Royal. I had the fortunately...More

Thank kieran r
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whatever I write here in the beauty of this complex will be repetitive to many other reviews. It is the the top Thu g to see in Bangkok. So I'll stick to practical tips, base din my one and only visit there. 1) there' s...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

it's the biggest temple among any other temples in Bangkok I guess. I found a lot of people visiting the temple on the weekend. Yet it was rainy, it didn't stop people to come here! There was a ceremony on the evening held by local...More

Thank Donna R
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Banglamphu
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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bettymendoza62
April 18, 2018|
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accommodated many different languages. I heard some Spanish speaking guides. Plan in advance and I'm sure they will find a Spanish speaking guide for you.
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Jing Y
April 8, 2018|
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Response from AKM4755 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Take one of the express boats on the Chao Praya River, northbound from Central Pier. You will pass right by the Grand Palace on your right, just as you go past station n7 (check a map). You will see the rooftops... More
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Jing Y
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Abel M | Reviewed this property |
To really see the palace you need to walk through it, there are walls around it so you can't see it from afar. You can buy tickets at the box office once you get there. It's beautiful, you won't be disappointed.
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