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The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace

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Thanon Na Phra Lan, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200 Thailand
+66 2 623 5500
https://www.royalgrandpalace.th/th/home
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The Grand Palace is a massive palace complex in Bangkok, Thailand. It was home to the Thai King from the eighteenth century until recently, when the current (as of July 2011) king moved to the ... Read more
Chitralada Palace. A truly impressive building, the Grand Palace is decked out in gold and full of artistic masterpieces, namely the famed Emerald Buddha, which is actually carved from jadeite.

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Singapore

Beautiful, beautiful palace! There’s so much to see in every corner. However, bear in mind that the dress codes are very strict so you should cover up.

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Johannesburg

I have been twice and each time was enthralled by palace from the actual buildings to the hand painted silks, sculptures and carvings.

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Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Huge, beautiful palace of the king! This place is packed and under high security. It is only open during business hours and closes for national holidays, so make sure you check before you go!

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar/Burma

Truly an amazing sight, so much history and so much respect and peace and power. I am so lucky to have been there. Blessings.

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Local from Bangkok, Thailand

Beautiful palace in Bangkok. I believe it is a must see in Bangkok however if you have seen many other temples in Thailand it may seem repetitive. The 500 baht entrance fee is enough to turn some budget travelers away as well.

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London, UK

Quite a long queue to get in and the burning sun doesn’t help either. Prepare to put on another layer of you have shorts on.

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Mililani, Hawaii, USA

Amazing and beautiful sights and views. But crowded full of Chinese tourists, mostly big tour groups very loud and pushy. Don’t let that stop you from seeing the beautiful sights and pay your respects to the emerald Buddha. It is appropriate to wear decent clothing: covered shoulders and no slippers or sandals.

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Milano, Italia

A not distant second to Wat Pho in my personal list of Bangkok Temples. Gold galore

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Seattle, Washington, USA

Awesome place! The temples and palace are gorgeous, I really recommend to hire a guide besides the explanations he can be very helpful to take pics as well

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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal

Thailand's Grand Palace. Although can't go inside the buildings, but can visit the courtyards. Situated with Wat Phra Kaew. Also near to Wat Pho.

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Greater New York City, New York State

Beautiful place with great architecture and designs. NOT to wear something tight or above the knee, you will not be allowed to go in the palace. NO worries, they have a booth where you can rent a wrap skirt with a small deposit.

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Menlo Park, California, USA

Gorgeous Palace and temple - the Bangkok grand palace is easily one of the most beautiful landmarks in all of Bangkok. Come for
The beautiful architecture And learn the history of these great people.

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Quebec City

Temple is really beautiful! Really crowded so I recommand early morning. Also must wear long pants and sleeves that cover at least the shoulders.

The biggest and most popular temple of Bangkok!

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The San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

This is a must see when visiting Bangkok. Expect to spend a half day here to see all of the sights. You can pick up a free English tour inside. Take note, you'll need to dress modestly; cover your arms and legs.

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Istanbul

Like wonderland. Very beautiful very unique. I was there on November 2016. Entrance fee was 500 baht and audio guide fee was 200 baht.

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Ciudad Victoria, Mexico

This is the place to see the Emerald Buddha.. do not wear shorts or sleeveless shirts.

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San Jose, California

The Grand Palace is pretty grand, but we werent allowed inside :( It's made up of multiple buildings and the heat from the sun is piercing hot. You Must wear appropriate attire though, doesnt matter how hot it is, no tank tops, no shorts. Come prepared with pants and shirts or a very light long sleeve, sun screen, and umbrellas. The umbrellas will help no matter what the weather is, blocks the sun rays from cooking you while you walk and/or the rain storm from drenching you while you run. We had the pleasure of experiencing all weather scenarios on the same day/visit except snow. If you forget, there's sellers outside the entrance for thai pants, shirts, umbrellas and even massages for your tired feet lol.

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Biloxi

This place was amazing. It is most definitely a must see if you ate in Bangkok!

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Spotswood, New Jersey

Gorgeous place! Just dress accordingly. I wore Capri pants and a t shirt but also brought a scarf to wrap around my shoulders just in case. Other than that, this place has beautiful history and views!

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Local from Bangkok, Thailand

November 2016. 11 white War Elephants march to pay homage to king 9 All pics n videos this event in SM hub page https://goo.gl/vqyJac

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