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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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Hubby and I went on a self Guided trip to the Grand Palace. We took a ferry and arrived at the palace around 10am and by that time it was already crowded. Be sure to visit there as soon as it opens because it really...More
I visited the Grand Palace more than 10 years ago and loved it. At the time there were other tourists about but there were not so many as to get in each others way.
On this recent visit the palace was as beautiful as ever...More
Bangkok journey tours--recommended by The Shangri-La Hotel took us here. First they said they would take us in an air conditioned van but they didn't. Second it was a complete ripoff. It was like being a cow on it's way to slaughter.
It was absolutely...More
This place is a total and complete wast of money. The entrance fee is way overpriced, the guards are aggressive and abrasive and downright rude. I think every one of them is so miserable they want to make you miserable. All of the other temples...More
I'm always interested in the architecture that reflects the life of people, specially the east-Asian architecture that's why I spent my stay in Bangkok and Phuket taking picture res of places.
This palace does not reflect the neither the sacred Thai architecture nor the contemporary...More
Pro: location royal family
Cons: if ur into history then u will like this palace but if with family young children old folks then prepare to walk a long way into entrance, there's dress code very strict, lack of space for sitting, gotta walk a...More
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.