No visit to Bangkok is complete without a trip to the dazzling Grand Palace, the city’s most famous landmark. Built in 1782, the Grand Palace of Bangkok is a stunning testament to the brilliant architectural and decorative skills of the Thai people.served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to the early 20th century. Today, it is used only for ceremonial purposes.
The complex consists of over 100 brightly colored buildings, golden spires and glittering mosaics. Marvel at golden domes, inspirational spires, mosaics of glass or porcelain, exotic wall murals, richly carved and gilded roof supports, doors and windows adorned with mother-of-pearl inlay or gold and black lacquer work, multi-hued tiled roofs and enormous bronze or brightly colored statues. See Dusit Hall which used to serve as the Funeral Hall of the Grand Palace.
You will also be able to visit Thailand’s most sacred shrine – Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) – Thailand’s holiest shrine which contains the small and much revered Emerald Buddha. The jade Buddha (between 60 and 75 cm statue) dates back to the 14th century and is located high above the heads of the worshipers and tourists. The murals that adorn the walls of the Temple depict scenes from the Thai version of the Hindu epic Ramayana.
Learn interesting facts about the two famous attractions of Bangkok from a knowledgeable English-speaking guide. At the end of the excursion, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Bangkok.
Approx 4 hoursStart time
8am and 12pm (noon).
Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you haven't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.
same as starting point
You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Dress Code for Grand Palace and Emerald Palace: Loose and clothing covering knees and shoulders are recommended.
Very informative and well organised....Miss Bendaoud, United Kingdom, 06/May/2016
Like all great Tours the standard of the guide is everything to how much you enjoy it and I can only say the Lady who took us on this tour was excellent (so sorry I cannot...Mr B Goodwin, United Kingdom, 28/Feb/2014
One word to describe our tour..AWESOMMMEEEE!!!! and our Tour guide Phan is fabulous, it only shows that age does not matter in keeping customers happy/ He is so knowledgeable and...Judy Layug, United States, 16/Dec/2013
Great guide, good sense of humour and very knowledgeable.