About Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is a collection of royal palaces with a blend of European and Thai architecture.  The magnificent structures are picturesque and should be captured by the visitors to cherish the memories of the visit. It is a place of historical and cultural significance with exquisite views encompassing the palace. It has a splendid architecture with intricate detail exhibiting craftsmanship of Thai people. The external court near the entrance used to house Government buildings in which the King could directly involve in civic matters as well as the army and treasury. The temple of Emerald Buddha is confined to the corner of the outer court. The central court is for state business and only two throne halls are accessible by the public which will relentlessly let them fascinate pertaining to the magnificent details on the facade of these impressive structures. 

 

Must See

The Emerald Temple of Buddha is carved into a single jade stone, a unique blend of European and Thai style. Many visitors choose to take photos of the temple, which is renowned by architects around the world.

How to reach

Visitors can ride a boat from Si Phraya express boat river. It is 4.9 km from city center Bangkok. It is 15-20 baht to reach the place and it takes 20  minutes to reach the place.

Tips

  • The visitors should be there on time, to capture the pictures.
  • Stay hydrated as you may have to walk a bit
  • Dress code:  As it is a sacred place the visitors must be dressed appropriately fully covered.
  • Stay sensible as it is a sign of maturity
  • Refrain from throwing any items in the water 
  • Take care of your belongings
  • Do not miss out on the beauty of the architecture
  • The paintings on the wall are a delight to watch
  • Please be in the place 10 minutes prior to the opening hours

Visit Time

Sunday:       8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.

Monday:      8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday:      8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m.

Thursday:     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Friday:          8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Saturday:      8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Waiting Time

Depends on the queue

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

Foreigners: 500 Baht per person

Thai: Free

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

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