Grand Palace

Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand Phone: +66 26235500 Average Price: US$ 14 per person


If there is one must-see sight that no visit to Bangkok would be complete without, it's the dazzling, spectacular Grand Palace, undoubtedly the city's most famous landmark. Built in 1782 - and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government - the Grand Palace of Bangkok is a grand old dame indeed, that continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail, all of which is a proud salute to the creativity and craftsmanship of Thai people. Within its walls were also the Thai war ministry, state departments, and even the mint. Today, the complex remains the spiritual heart of the Thai Kingdom.
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What people dont like

"watch out for the scam 'the temples closed, let me take you in my tuk-tuk to a temple that is open'."

"watch out for the thais in front who will tell you that the palace is closed and try to sell you a boat tour."

"try to get there as early as you can ie from when it opens at 08.30. coaches arrive from 09.30 usually..."

"long pants required and sleveless shirts not allowed."

"don't believe scams, it is open everyday."

"be careful with the thais in front, there are 2 entrances, you can go only from the main door, if you go to 2. they say its closed and try to sell you a boat trip."

"no bare shoulders, shorts, or leggings allowed!"

"wear a hat or bring a small umbrella when touring during sunny or rainy days."

Avoid doing this

"beware of scammers everywhere! no tuk tuks or clothing sold outside!"

Useful Tips

"the museum of weapon is the best place in the palace"



"best place to visit if you are in bkk"

"so beautiful at night!"

Must do

"must be removed before entering the temples"

"must place where you have to visit while staying in bkk"

"must-do attraction in bangkok, and not without reasons"

"must to visit!!"

"must see"

"must have long pants to enter grounds"

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