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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
+66 2 623 5500 ext. 3100
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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of people cant wear shorts not all that easy to get to. lots of armed men with machine guns. Not my thing, but oh well. You have to take a boat bus. That was interesting. But #1 thing to do in bangkok. Come on...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Unfortunately my 4th trip to the Palace was not a very pleasant one. I took some friends to see The Grand Palace as it should be on your "must do" list when visiting Bangkok. However, by 9am, the palace was so over crowded with Chinese...More

1  Thank jchudson
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Overall very nice experience. We picked up a guy at the entrance as guide. Don't worry, you'll have quite a few, so don't jump on the first one, and feel free to bargain. It was very interesting with a guide, so worthwhile. The stories make...More

Thank Eran M
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

After 3 attempts of going to the grand palace we realised for the last 3 days we'd been conned by tuk tuk men, people that look superior, guards, taxi drivers " con artists" playing students outside the entrances, guides the lot! All telling us different...More

Thank Kristie L
Reviewed 25 September 2015

My Thai girlfriend and I tried to visit the Grand Palace on Sunday, Sept 13 - in a last minute decision to do that while traveling around Bangkok. She is a licensed Thai Tour Guide - per her university degree. Because visiting the Grand Palace...More

1  Thank B W
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Wonderful Palace but I have never seen so many tourist in one place, makes Buckingham Palace look tourist free. Beautiful and amazing architecture. We had a wonderful guide but an hour was enough for us.

Thank robynccl
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

So much to see and photograph. Don't pay for a guide in the entrance, they're is a free English speaking guide once you are through the turnstile!! We took the free guide your and it was very informative. Loads to see, you could spend a...More

1  Thank julbecks
Reviewed 24 September 2015

The Grand Palace is a nice place to visit when you have a 3 hours free. It has a number of buildings around a central square. There was a swarm of tourists when I went and it is all a bit disorganized. You have to...More

1  Thank dkeshu
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

If you are in Bangkok this must be on your 'to do' list. It's just absolutely beautiful! We went at 1:00 PM right after the break so it wasn't that busy which made our visit even more enjoyable. Just a tip, take water with you...More

Thank Sunshine1207
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Dont forget your camera, beautiful place to visit, will take at least 3/4 hours to see all, the buildings, the gardens, etc.....remember though, you must be properly dressed, ie..no shorts, mini-skirts, having said that, they do supply women with long skirts to hide bare legs(,cant...More

Thank David H
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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Bianca Ann S
17 October 2017|
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Response from Kristadaneeka | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes as long as your knees are covered and as well as your shoulders, then you are good to go :) Happy travels!
Bianca Ann S
17 October 2017|
Response from Samer A | Reviewed this property |
yes it's ok . MAY 16, 2013 Restrictions, Rules and Dress Codes at The Grand Palace, Bangkok When we visited the Grand Palace in Bangkok, the number one thing we were looking for was detailed information on the official... More
Karla Phloem F
14 October 2017|
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Response from Cecily K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, no you and your family will unfortunately not be able to go inside unless you are Thai citizens :-/.