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Wat Phra Kaew

4.5/52,102 Reviews
Temple

Business Hours

Monday 8:30-15:00, Tuesday-Friday 8:30-15:30

Address

Na Phra Lan Rd, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
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About Wat Phra Kaew

Wat Phra Kaew, or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is located in the northeast corner of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. The temple is a must-see site for Thai tourists. The royal family has held important ceremonies here. In Buddhist countries like Thailand, religion has always been inseparable from the monarchy. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is also part of the Grand Palace and a vaunted representative of temples in Thailand. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha occupies a quarter of the Grand Palace. The architecture of the temple is magnificent, the statue of Buddha is adorned with gold, jade, and jewels, and the temple combines many characteristics of Buddhist temples in Thailand. The architecture of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha includes fearsome guardians, the rare jade statue of Buddha, and a towering chedi. This temple is a Bangkok icon.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Na Phra Lan Rd, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
Top recommendations for the best restaurants near Wat Phra Kaew are: Old Town Cafe Bangkok, Eat Sight Story, Sala Rattanakosin Eatery And Bar, Tonmakok, Jin Chieng Seng by Inn A Day
These are the places that you must visit near Wat Phra Kaew: Grand Palace, The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat), Silpakorn University, Sanam Luang, Wat Ratchapradit

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