Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
4.5
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century.
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eaglecadd
Kailua-Kona, HI344 contributions
Jun 2022
Early June is a perfect time to visit Thailand and to see these wonderful sights. It was almost empty because of COVID closures earlier and not many travellers now. Weather is good although Monsoon will soon arrive. The temples and buildings are a must see.
Written 15 June 2022
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worldnomad_01
Los Angeles, CA1,076 contributions
May 2022
It's an amazing and wonderful temple, perhaps the most beautiful in the entire country. You could spend hours here, wondering at the architecture of the buildings, the details of the paintings and carvings and the beauty of them all. It's an amazing place, not to be missed.
Written 15 June 2022
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Ashraf M
London, UK265 contributions
Jun 2022 • Solo
Within the grand palace which I reviewed earlier. Lots to see, interesting history of the emerald (actually Jade) Buddha. Stay well hydrated!
Written 15 June 2022
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Goutham Shetlur
Bengaluru, India52 contributions
May 2022
Located on the palace grounds accessible from the Grand Palace, this Wat of the Emerald Buddha is a must visit. Beautiful temple and mood elevating.
Written 29 May 2022
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Eldad A
London, UK143 contributions
Dec 2021
The place is very well kept and we enjoyed it very much. the dressing code for ladies is a bit confusing so check it out before going there. the entrance to the place was also very confusing but there were some construction works around the temple so it might just that. we would have given it more time if we knew it would be so beautiful. the main temple is glories.
Written 11 May 2022
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Deepti Roopun
Mauritius5 contributions
Apr 2022
Could have spent hours looking at the beautiful details of the temples. Such a beautiful and peaceful place full of tradition and history. A Must See! It was quite hot in April but will be back at a cooler time for sure to take it all in.
Written 18 April 2022
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Sue H
London, UK122 contributions
Apr 2022
Have to visit this spectacular site in Bangkok - simply stunning and quite breathtaking- spotlessly clean and charming environment
Written 9 April 2022
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates41 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
The Emerald Buddha is considered to be one of the most sacred Buddha Image in Thailand. So after pay respect to the Emerald Buddha, you can enjoy the nice wall paintings around the temple
Written 12 February 2022
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David
Mexico City, Mexico3 contributions
Mar 2021
This is one of my favorites pagodas in the whole country, all the mysticism from this ancient traditions are main located at this place full of good vibes
Written 3 February 2022
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Robert K
16 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Great temple, elaborated n intricate details, colorful architecture
A lot of murals a long the wall, 100 meter, perhaps
The Buddha image is beautifully adorned with gold
Written 24 January 2022
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  • Mon - Mon 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tue - Sun 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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