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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
+66 2 222 0094
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Reviewed 2 days ago

when we visited it was a really hot humid day, lots of people but there where water stands that gave out free bottles of water which we gratefully recieved. try to visit in the morning to avoid the crowds the buddha was a sight to...More

Thank chris h
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dress appropriately no shorts for men and women no tank top or sleeveless for both. Respect the place at all times and no unnecessary noice.

Thank jeg g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the places where we can feel the positive vibration. This place takes away all negative thought from your system, however hard you try to think, you get absolute peace.

Thank Saravanan N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're going to visit one temple then this is it! You can spend hours walking around and looking at the detail... it blows your mind! Unfortunately when we went it was very hot and we had little kids with us so we had to...More

Thank shirin h
Reviewed 2 days ago

Entry is 500 baht per pax, covering temple, palace, coins museum and queen’s dress museum. make sure you cover your arms and knees. BRING A PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR PASSPORT! It is worth a visit but you hardly get to visit palace and only get a...More

Thank Puneetk2k5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This temple is inside the Grand Palace. Worth the visit and long lines. We went wih 2 young kids (3 and 6 years) and it was fun for them too.

Thank Kizabgd
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visit while on tour or solo of Grand Palace.You have to queue but no hassle.Buddha is small.You can see from doorway.Inside unfortunately you can not take photos.

Thank Geoffrey500
Reviewed 4 days ago

This temple is very beautiful and worth seeing but is very crowded during the day. It is located inside the Grand Palace grounds so is included in your ticket for there. Same tips as for the Grand Palace: wear modest clothing or they will make...More

1  Thank earthtojem
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such an awesome sight to behold what a beautiful place the designs are so intricate so detailed amazing artwork and history.

Thank RYAN B
Reviewed 4 days ago

a time warp, it's just amazing how beautiful is that temple, but please respect Budha, no pictures, no videos, nothing, just memories in your mind whan you have the chance to visit it !!

Thank fabf0ur2
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
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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Calling M
24 May 2017|
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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