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Grand Palace

4.4/59,615 Reviews
Palace

Business Hours

8:30-15:30, closed when there is a royal ceremony.

Address

Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
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About Grand Palace

Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Grand Palace is close to the Chao Phraya River and is a symbol of the Bangkok dynasty. It is also the first choice for tourists to go to Thailand. It is the royal palace of the first to eighth Thai emperors of the Bangkok dynasty and still used for ceremonies such as coronation and celebration. The Grand Palace comprises intermingled building groups totaling 22. The main building group has 4 distinctive palaces and the Jade Buddha Temple. Buildings are in Siamese style and bring together the best of Thai painting, sculpture and decorative art.
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Helpful Information

If you want to avoid large tour groups, visit the Grand Palace early in the morning. The weather in Bangkok during the mornings and evenings is cooler in Bangkok compared with the mid-day. You can pay to rent an audio tour headset with foreign languages at the ticket office of the Grand Palace compound.
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Special Events

The Grand Palace is a must-go attraction for first-time travelers to Bangkok. The building is really beautiful and there are altogether 22 architecturally unique clusters. Coronation ceremonies and royal family celebrations are held here. You can visit the Jade Buddha in Wat Phra Kaew or enjoy the charm of the French inspired palace at Boromphiman Hall. Be sure to have a look at the throne from the coronations, in Amarin Winitchai Hall, one cannot help but appreciate all of the "Mother of Pearl" detailing at Hakri Maha Prasad. Many come just to learn and to know the history of the different palaces in the Wat Phra Kaew, Grand Palace compound. You can take photos with the guards in their white ceremonial robes here, and have the chance to see the marches of the royal guards around the grounds.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
Top recommendations for the best restaurants near Grand Palace are: Supanniga Eating Room x Roots Coffee, Tha Tien, Cafe' Velodome, Savoey Restaurant, Elefin Coffee, Tonmakok
These are the places that you must visit near Grand Palace: Silpakorn University, Ministry of Defense Thailand, Bangkok City Pillar Shrine, Wat Pho, Wat Pho Thai Massage

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