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Grand Palace, Bangkok

A must-see attraction in Bangkok, the Grand Palace complex has the royal residence and the venerated Temple of the Emerald Buddha, apart from throne halls and government offices.

A must-see attraction in Bangkok, the Grand Palace complex has the royal residence and the venerated Temple of the Emerald Buddha, apart from throne halls and government offices. Take a guided sightseeing tour around to understand the history of the royal compound and the sacred Buddhist images it contains.

Built in 1782 AD by King Rama I, the complex has several galleries showcasing scenes from the Ramayan.

The green jade statue of the Emerald Buddha sits atop a Busabok – a traditional Thai gilded wooden throne, in the ordination hall of the royal monastery. Its costume is changed seasonally in a ceremony presided by the king. In front of the altar are images of the Buddha - Phra Phuttha Yod Fa Chula Lok, Phra Phuttha Loetla Napalai and Samphutthapanni Budhha. The walls of the ordination hall are decorated with mural paintings depicting events from the Buddha's life and his preachings, the Jataka tales and Thai proverbs.

The Borom Phiman mansion serves as a Royal Guest House for visiting dignitaries and Heads of State. The Buddha Ratan Starn Hall or Crystal Buddha Hall is also worth seeing.


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About Grand Palace

 Th Na Phra Lan, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

 +66 2 224 1833

 en.wikipedia.org

Grand Palace and Nearby Sights on Map

Wat Phra Kaew

One of the most sacred Buddhist temple, Wat Phra Kaew houses the famous Emerald Buddha

Wat Pho

Wat Pho, popularly known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn in Thai), is the largest temple of Bangkok, and probably the oldest too, predating the founding of the capital by almost 200 years

Wat Ratchapradit

The Wat Ratchapradit offers a quiet corner to get away from the busy streets of the city

Saranrom Park

The Saranrom Park offers shade and relaxation in the midst of greenery and fountains

Pig Memorial

Designed by Prince Naris, this golden pig statue was created in 1913 at the 50th birthday anniversary of Queen Phatcharinthra, one of King Rama V's wives, who was born in the Chinese year of the pig

City Pillar Shrine

According to an old Thai tradition, a city pillar has to be built upon the establishment of a new city, to provide a home for guardian spirits

Queen Savang Vadhana Museum

The Sra Pathum Palace is an oasis of silence right behind Siam Paragon

Wat Ratchabophit

Built by King Rama V in 1869, it was created to keep up with the tradition that each newly-appointed monarch erected a temple to mark his reign

Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit

The Wat Mahathat is an important Buddhist temple, which was once used for royal ceremonies and funerals

Mahakan Fort

Mahakan Fort is one of only two remaining forts of Rattanakosin's outer city walls, the other being Phra Sumen Fort near Khao San Road