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Grand Palace in Bangkok

A magnificent 18th century ensemble comprising museums, a library and the temple of the Emerald Buddha — this is a must-see for any visitor to Bangkok.

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#5 of 43 places to visit in Bangkok
The Grand Palace used to be a king’s residence. Nowadays it is one of Bangkok’s most popular sights. The palace is a large complex of 18th century buildings serving for various purposes. It is located on the Rattanakosin Island, in the historical part of the city. At present, they still hold all the significant ceremonies here, but the members of the Royal Family do not live here anymore. The main part of the complex is open to visitors and serves as a tourist site.

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Take a selfie with a guard at the Grand Palace in Bangkok
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The austere guards will be so kind as to grant you a selfie with them for the good memory.

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Location: Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

Open hours

daily from 8:30 am to 16:30

Contacts

Phone: +66 2 623 5500

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