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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew): Tours & Tickets

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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit and I would definite ask for the tour guide Apple ... Lots of knowledge and a great sense of humour.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank harrisok99
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dont forget your dress code, we never knew but the lovely lady at the gate allowed us in while renting a sarong for the family. Inside the buildings are beautiful and you will take lots of phots here

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited here on a trip to Bangkok. I hired a tour guide who had impeccable knowledge about the temples and in particular this temple. Be prepared for crowds during busy seasons. I was very lucky to get there early and see the whole place...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We can see beautiful scenery of Buddha Temple . The compound is so clean. We can also see the Thailand traditional architecture.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dawkhinmyathet
Reviewed 1 week ago

My problem was trying to get there at a less busy time....almost impossible! After seeing the crowds in the morning I went back in the afternoon. Roughly 3pm. It closes at 3.30. But it took no more than an hour to go around it. Paid...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Trish A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jade Buddha Temple and the Grand Palace are linked together. To tell the truth, it's silly not to know where it is, but to follow people. It may be a public memorial day. There are many local wearing black clothes. They can enter through...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

always very great to be touch with other people culture and history. the place like a endless open art gallery

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank malik I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple of Emerald Buddha is a must for people visiting Thailand . We consider this temple attaching to the Royal Palace as Wat ku Ban ku Mueng means Wat of the King. In the history , there have been a pair of Wat &Wang...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank congeniality
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay! The temple is beautiful and breathtaking... BUT it is within the grand palace premises, so expect too much crowd, no calm, and rude authorities. I'm sure I would have loved it but the ambience just didn't do it for us and we were left...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sandhya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its located in the grand palace complex.so you will enjoy your time seeing the pure thai art in the paintings and cravings and status. Its a big temple for buddha.there is a place where you have to take off your shoes to enter inside.please wear...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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10 September 2019|
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Response from PITROBERT | Reviewed this property |
hello, you go there and bay the ticket same i did
15 June 2019|
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Response from hug1951 | Reviewed this property |
What is the meaning of this question? Do you lost personal items within the temple?
15 June 2019|
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Response from nagnag1165 | Reviewed this property |
If you contact you guide they should be able to help otherwise.Contact the attraction information office and they will be able to guide you to the correct place to help.