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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 yesterday

It is enough one hour to walk around there. In may of 2017 it was under construction so this affected the view, but in general it is a nice place to see while being in Bangkok!

Thank ewooce
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Due to the popularity of the Emerald Buddha, I suggest getting there as early as possible. Thousands of people stroll around the Grand Palace after 10h00 in the morning, which makes photography in general more difficult. Photographing the Emerald Buddha is not allowed as in...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To say that this Buddha is massive, is an understatement. It truly is impressive. So big that it barely fits into the building in which it is housed. But this makes picture taking inside a challenge. Well worth the visit. ;o)

Thank Healthyj74
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is inside the grand palace which is very crowded. There were quite a few people inside worshipping.

Thank PiyushDEL
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must-see sight in Bangkok. It gets very crowded and hot anytime past the morning, so be sure to get there early. Lots of group tourist which you want to avoid at all cost. Many are just simply rude and obnoxious. They are very strict...More

Thank ppts
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Thai name for the Temple of the Emerald Buddha is Wat Phra Kaew. It is located within the Grand palace complex. This temple contains a small statue of the Emerald Buddha. The Emerald Buddha is a highly revered buddha dating to the 14th century....More

Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 3 days ago

showing the beautiful architecture of Thailand. also have a lots of tour group so prepared water and cool fan

Thank muiipsl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best things you can see in Bangkok definitely worth a visit don't miss please! Temple is beautiful but being crowded with tourist most of the time unfortunately

Thank Che_Guevara_Mares
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the best temple of all we visited. Buildings are amazing and even tough it's not allowed to take pictures inside Budah's temple, the experience is nice. Everybody has to wear appropriate clothes and not hats insode budha's temple. It's a little bit overpriced...More

Thank rjmdv
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You need to take a ferry and walk around 10 minutes. Please remember to wear long bottom and do not wear sleeveless tops. The securities were strictly for the clothing. That place was beautiful and grand but a bit commercial. Many mainlanders here and so...More

Thank Tszyiu Y
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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Jonathan L
Is it advisable to book a guide beforehand or to go there and find a guide?
27 May 2017|
Response from curlew | Reviewed this property |
We had arranged a private guide for a couple of days, so I would recommend that, although you could easily do the complex with a guide book by yourself
Calling M
how much is the entery fee?
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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Calling M
how much is the entery fee?
24 May 2017|
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Response from CassM69 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. Entry was 500 baht but well worth it. Yes a lot of people around and very hot especially in April. Take lots of water.