Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
4.5
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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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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Eldad A
London, UK143 contributions
Dec 2021
The place is very well kept and we enjoyed it very much. the dressing code for ladies is a bit confusing so check it out before going there. the entrance to the place was also very confusing but there were some construction works around the temple so it might just that. we would have given it more time if we knew it would be so beautiful. the main temple is glories.
Written 11 May 2022
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Deepti Roopun
Mauritius5 contributions
Apr 2022
Could have spent hours looking at the beautiful details of the temples. Such a beautiful and peaceful place full of tradition and history. A Must See! It was quite hot in April but will be back at a cooler time for sure to take it all in.
Written 18 April 2022
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Sue H
London, UK122 contributions
Apr 2022
Have to visit this spectacular site in Bangkok - simply stunning and quite breathtaking- spotlessly clean and charming environment
Written 9 April 2022
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates41 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
The Emerald Buddha is considered to be one of the most sacred Buddha Image in Thailand. So after pay respect to the Emerald Buddha, you can enjoy the nice wall paintings around the temple
Written 12 February 2022
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David
Mexico City, Mexico3 contributions
Mar 2021
This is one of my favorites pagodas in the whole country, all the mysticism from this ancient traditions are main located at this place full of good vibes
Written 3 February 2022
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Robert K
15 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Great temple, elaborated n intricate details, colorful architecture
A lot of murals a long the wall, 100 meter, perhaps
The Buddha image is beautifully adorned with gold
Written 24 January 2022
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Ploy Phatcharaporn
Suphan Buri, Thailand6 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
Beautiful temple. There is a long architecture spanning a long line. When entering the interior, you must walk around the place according to the directions only. unable to walk in and out of the various doors within the Grand Palace easily The temple grounds have souvenirs for sale such as clothes, jewelry and food.
Written 17 January 2022
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Frank D
Slidell, LA437 contributions
Dec 2021
The Temple of the Emerald Buddha grounds is the entry point for a tour (also) of the Grand Palace.

Breathtaking and astounding barely do justice to the sights here. There is just so much literally crammed together that it is overwhelming. I was disappointed that pictures were not allowed inside the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Written 19 December 2021
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Aphichat
5 contributions
Feb 2021 • Family
Inside Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram is enshrined. Buddha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakorn or the Emerald Buddha Brought from Vientiane and there is a very interesting place to pray and I really like it.🙏🙏
Written 17 October 2021
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violetta j
12 contributions
Oct 2020

A rare world heritage art and architectural culture with non identical style. Visit this temple is like walking in museum. From wall mural art, low relief to elegant sculpture. Emerald Buddha is a center point of this temple. We can spot some local practise meditation in this hall. However, if you wanna feel embrace by the beauty of this place, try to avoid the peak hour and mass tourist. Occasionally open in the night.
Written 27 August 2021
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