The Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha Temple)
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The Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha Temple)

The Grand Palace,, Bangkok, Thailand  map 

Coronavirus Update: Please note that some venues may be closed in line with local government advice. Please check the venue's own website for the latest opening hours and information before making your journey. Stay safe and follow the local authority's guidance in order to minimise the risk of transmission of the virus.

Probably the most visited tourist destination in Bangkok. The Grand Palace has been the official residence of the King of Thailand since 1782. The Royal Government was based in the grounds until as recently as 1925.

Today, the Palace is still used for occasional official events and ceremonies. Spread over 50 acres, the Palace and its stunning temples give a unique insight into the history and culture of Thailand.

There is a strict dress code. Wear long pants or jeans and a shirt or T-shirt that covers your shoulders and upper arms. Shorts, tank tops, sandals and flip-flops are not permitted.

Your trip around the Palace is 90% outdoors, so sun protection is essential. Last ticket sold at 3:30pm. Admission fee 400 baht. Our map shows the main tourist entrance to the Palace complex.

Updated: 04-Mar-2020
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weekday: 08:30 - 16:30
weekend: 08:30 - 16:30

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