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Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions:the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.
Discover the ancient grandeur of royal Siam on a half-day, private tour of Bangkok’s Grand Palace. Stroll the paths of a dazzling compound that housed generations of Siamese kings, and step into the gleaming Coronation Hall. Take in the richly ornamental architecture and elaborately stepped roofs of the reception palace, and get a glimpse into daily life at the royal guest house. Duck under the silent dome of Thailand’s most sacred temple which shelters a solid jade Buddha that only a reigning king may touch.
We really enjoyed our trip to the Grand Palace - the buildings and murals on the wall were all very interesting and full of history. We had not booked in advance but did not have problems getting tickets or access. You are not allowed to...More
2 Thank Scotswaehae
Reviewed 27 March 2018
Busy place but worth the patience to see it
The Grand Palace is a must see. We took the water ferry from the Sheraton Orchid Hotel which was very convenient. Put aside several hours to get through it particularly if you are there in peak tourist season. And bring lots of water. It is...More
3 Thank BudgetTraveler010
Reviewed 21 March 2018
very beautiful place
The place is huge, clean, organized and respectful. i went with a Thai friend. I had a chance to visit during the exhibition about the last king. Not sure if it is still here. You must wear proper cloth, no torn one. Food and drink...More
1 Thank Johan83400
Reviewed 26 February 2018
Not as interesting as other palaces in Asia but still worth a look around
We got there at opening time and already it was busy with tour groups shouting and flag waving! The palace is interesting - lots of opulent temples and monuments packed into a small space. Not a relaxed visit (like Cambodia's palace) or mind-blowingly beautiful (like...More
Reviewed 2 February 2018
The Grand Palace is an amazing complex of buildings, temples, pavilions and halls. Even if you are a complete cultural no no this place will astound you. Be prepared for a lot o otherf interested tourists though........