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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Na Phra Lan Road | Phra Borom Maha Rajawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 222 0094
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Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Na Phra Lan Road | Phra Borom Maha Rajawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 222 0094
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing, interesting, ornate and a must see. Please make sure you are dressed appropriately as you will be refused entry which would be a shame as this is a must see. I know a temple is a temple but this is above average.

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 2 days ago

lots of tourists, must show your passport to enter and men need pants, which I bought across the street. It is also located at the grand palace, a lot of walking, but interesting buildings, ornate , fancy, etc.

Thank marco d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In my opinion it is one of the best places that you must to go in bangkok Good view Good walk Nice architecture

Thank Hamed D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must for the Bkk tourist. I went there many times and it is always amazing. Be sure to wear appropriate clothes and easy slip on/off shoes. Go early to avoid the heat! Bring water and don’t let the tuktuk drivers overcharge you!

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The story and history of this Buddah is very interestimnmg. The ongoing interaction between royalty and this Buddah equally interesting. It is not to be missed.

Thank stephanniet2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area full of decorative objects and huge laying Buddha statue. Worth to see, walking distance to other historical shrines/temples.

Thank Janoo0601
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see temple and castle. Relatively a big size Buddha made of emerald. Words can not explain the emotional feelings when inside the temple. Unbelievably Pretty!! You can go close to the statue. Unquestionably 5* of 5. Castle is in the same complex.

Thank Rathna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nice temple and a cool site to see if you are in thailand. Everything is golden and shiny! Very similare to all the other temples!

Thank YannickOehrli
Reviewed 1 week ago

The emerald buddha temple is beautiful and spiritual. There were lots of small details that impressed us.

Thank wendyveekwok
Reviewed 1 week ago

the location near by Wat Arun, but more bigger & they have sleeping Buddha statue & other type of Buddha statue in here.

Thank henryshelly
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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Julie R
18 October 2017|
Response from Viajero_10250 | Reviewed this property |
Because of the funeral preparations and the ceremony for the funeral i am not sure if the palace grounds - where the temple is located - will be open. Check the Bangkok Post (landing page) where a link is provided with all... More
Anshul G
10 July 2017|
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Response from Sharron E | Reviewed this property |
it depends on what else you want to look. The emerald buddha doesn't take long but we wanted to see the palace. This place is just gorgeous. It took us about 4 hours and then we walked from here to see the reclining buddha... More
Jonathan L
27 May 2017|
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Response from turista201799 | Reviewed this property |
yo fui a todos los templos con una guía contratada desde Argentina ,fue maravillosa
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