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  • Location:Bangkok, Thailand
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

This Bangkok’s Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour showcases the best of travelers’ ‘must see’ list for the capital city. Taken in the morning or afternoon, this one-of-a-kind experience allows time to explore the best-known landmarks with an expert local guide. Highlights include the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, located in the Grand Palace Complex. 

Highlights

  • Explore the Grand Palace, Bangkok's main tourist attraction
  • Visit Thailand's holiest religious statue carved from jade at the Wat Phra Kaew, the temple of the Emerald Buddha
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup included (selected hotels only)

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Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

Bangkok’s Grand Palace Complex is known for its blend of traditional Thai and European architecture. Once home to the Kings of Siam, the destination is now one of Thailand’s top attractions. Marvel at the complex’s regal flavor as you tour its enormous grounds with your expert local guide. Wander through the Royal Funeral Hall and the Royal Coronation Hall as your friendly guide shares insight, history and information about this impressive structure.

Learn about the most famous part of this grand complex, the Emerald Buddha, which is housed in Wat Kaew and carved from a single piece of jade. Your guide will explain how this 45 centimeter piece is recognized by locals as the holiest object in the nation. 


 

 

Customer Reviews

Richard T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

All the details and the intricate embellishment and the architecture surely makes this place a sight to behold. A must see for first time visitors in Bangkok

Beatriz B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

very interesting tour! The guide was well informed about the place and also nice and gentle. thank you

Mohammed Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Beautiful buildings, worth the visit. Guide was very informative and we were only a small group 5. Pick up from the hotel. The tour ended at the largest gem factory in the world, which was 'not part of the tour' and we were not obliged to buy anything. The gem factory organised drop off back to our hotel or at any other place that we wanted to visit. I was surprised that this tour identical in every detail was more expensive booking through Viator than if I had booked it through the hotel where I was staying.

lynmcfarlane

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well what an eye opener, Peter our guide was fantastic, if you don't do this tour you are missing out on a true part of Bangkok's history.

EDITH A. B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Exzellent Guide,

Catharine F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Beautiful temples and great tour. Loved learning the history of Thailand. Great tour that only takes up a few hours in the day. I didn't find enough time to take pictures but the guide was patient! Remember to cover shoulders, legs and feet for this tour.

Mallorie W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Beautiful temple and palace and great, knowledgeable guide

Ludmila H USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was well organized and very informative. I would highly recommend this tour.

juliak

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Its impossible to imagine what is this if you dont experience it. You cannot miss this tour

taffy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

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