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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.
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Na Phra Lan Road | Phra Borom Maha Rajawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful place. It is so interesting to see the detail of how everything was made. Don't forget to dress appropriately. We went on Saturday and it was pretty busy. Take plenty of pictures. This is a must see location.

Thank Charl0tte2012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The temple is located within the Palace grounds of old Bangkok and shouldn't be missed by any visiting traveller. It was another historically rich structure that is well preserved and very sacred to the people. The high ceilinged walls were colorfully painted. Gold columns and...More

Thank batgurls
Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing artefact in the Grand Palace temple in Bangkok. Well worth a visit to help understand the culture of the Thai people.

Thank Tingdene
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful place and people are Amazing there. But it was heavy rain so I am not able to go and see inside it was so may people so I just look from out side but I impressed. I love it there are so many...More

Thank Kali T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful temple, rich artwork pleasant and peaceful .make sure to wear appropriate clothes while visiting the temple. The emerald buddha is quite small but still amazing .

Thank Taffoolie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really worth a visit. Me and my girlfriend arrived with shorts on so we were immediately spotted by a tour guide telling us we could not get in unless with covered our legs. Of course the tour guide offered a service of a one hour...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great to see the emerald Buddha - which is tiny by the way. And holds the key to a rich part of the Thai religion/history. I would most definitely recommend a tour guide. Always take your shoes off before going inside and remember where you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw many temples in Pattaya and Bangkok. This one is most beautiful because many small detail is must take long time and many people.

Thank winkyannxiao
Reviewed 5 days ago

นักท่องเที่ยวสามารถเข้าเยี่ยมชมได้ปรกติ หลังจากวันที่ 30 กย. ซึ่งยังคงเปิดให้เข้าชมด้านใน ปิดเฉพาะบริเวณท้องสนามหลวง จนกระทั้งพระราชพิธีถวายพระเพลิงจะเสร็จสิ้น Dear Traveller , The Grand palace open every day. 7.00-16.00 after 30 Sep. will close only at Garden near The Grand Palace. on 25-27 October will have an important ritual many Thai people will come for the King.

Thank Miso92
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is so sacred to the monarch and Thais as a whole. You need to remove your shoes to get in and no photographs are allowed. Sitting atop the golden decorations of gold inlay of decoration sits the Emerald ( Jade ) Buddha. Very...More

Thank Ivan F
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Banglamphu
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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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
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27 May 2017|
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yo fui a todos los templos con una guía contratada desde Argentina ,fue maravillosa
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Response from rainerstaub | Reviewed this property |
its 500 thai bath per person (free for thai people) but the ticket also includes the entrance to the grand palace, and the thai cotton museum. its maybe a lot at a first glance but its worth it. and if you have the chance to... More
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