Explore the famous complex of ornate buildings at The Grand Palace, a gem in the country's architectural and political heritage. Established in 1782, the palace grounds have been added to over the centuries with eclectically designed buildings, halls, and pavilions. The official home of Thai monarchs until the abolishment of the absolute monarchy in 1932, the site remains open to visitors, with its well-maintained grounds and monumental architecture providing great photo ops and an immersive cultural experience. To visit The Grand Palace and get the most from your holiday in Bangkok, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bangkok road trip app.
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Visited the palace as part of a private tour of Bangkok. Definitely helps to have a guide. Some of the buildings are pretty spectacular - colours are amazing. more »
A great cultural experience and history of this Kingdom of Thailand is intriguing. Lots of places to visit and the locals are very helpful. more »
What an amazing place! The service is impeccable. Staff are super nice, helpful, refer to you by name, the whole place is super clean and the rooms delightful with much more than the standard amenities. The pool area.... stunning. Any request..... done. Being a regular traveller, it's not often that I would readily give top points but in this case... Yes! Am on my dream trip and this hotel just made it more special. Loved it!
Beautiful palace with some intricate handiwork. Takes about 2-3 hours to explore. Easier to get to via the river. Ticket counter closes at 3.30. Shorts and sleeveless are not allowed. You can rent/buy long pants from the shops on the main road though. Don't wear expensive shoes as you need to remove them to enter the temple.
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