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The Grand Palace, Bangkok

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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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  • The grounds of the palace are huge and one day is not enough to to truly see and enjoy everything that is here. The different statues were very cool, especially the 2 depicting westerners. The...  more »
  • This palace area is quite big and filed with many beautiful buildings. Unfortunately, a large part is not open to visit. However, the temples are accessible and very nice. I especially liked the...  more »
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  • 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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