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The Grand Palace

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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
Phra Nakhon
+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed today

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bigpalmops
Reviewed today via mobile

A must see, absolutely breathtaking! I saw the royal palace in Cambodia but it did not even begin to compare to the one in Bangkok

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mcdee_0123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank debster4art
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StratosLFC
Reviewed yesterday

The temples and buildings are stunning to look at but don't expect to see more than the outside of almost all of them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank reidedin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chip432002
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The entrance fee will be THB500 for all visitor except for child below certain height. You will able to enjoy the crave and the fabulous architecture in this palace

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cheong K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing to see special. Entering dress code is only to force the visitors to buy very poor quality pants or shirts with 200 Baht. 500 BHT for entry is also exaggerated. Nothing special inside and not to worth to sweat to enter and walk around.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank cengiz u
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Grand Palace is one of Bangkok's major tourist attractions. When in Bangkok I always have a guided tour to see this huge compound. Situated within the walls are the Royal residences, Government offices and the Royal Chapel of the Emerald Buddha which is very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was amazing. Very crowded/touristy but worth it. The emerald Buddha is also here along with many other artifacts and other temples.

Date of experience: February 2019
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5 February 2019|
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Response from F209WPmarinan | Reviewed this property |
We were there in late December early Jan, we did not wear a mask.
4 February 2019|
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Response from Coastal787661 | Reviewed this property |
500 baht for foreigners.
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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.