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"It's a must to see when you visit Thailand" Grand Palace Tip by zazatann

Grand Palace, Bangkok: 313 reviews and 618 photos


Being the city landmarks, these two accompanying attractions serve to be the first place on any visitor’s itinerary. They are within the same compound on Na Phra Lan Road near Sanam Luang, surrounded by high white walls occupying an area of about a square mile. The palace, founded in 1782, consists of several buildings with highly decorated architectural details. The Royal Chapel, Wat Phra Kaeo, Houses the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred Buddha image in Thailand, photography inside this building is forbidden.

The complex is open daily from 08.30 – 15.30 hours, admission fee is 250 Baht. Proper dress is required.

Address: Maharaj Pier, Chao Phraya, Bangkok
Directions: next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex
Phone: 02-224-1833

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  • Written Apr 23, 2006
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