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Bangkok Grand Palace Tour

You simply cannot visit Bangkok without viewing the Grand Palace complex and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, unquestionably one of the wonders of the world today.

The Grand Palace complex is unquestionably a must-see for all visitors to Bangkok as you will discover on this fascinating guided tour.

A mixture of traditional Thai architecture with European influences, this sprawling area was once the official home of the King of Siam and the regal flavour is still evident in the state rooms and grounds.

During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Royal Funerary Hall and the Royal Coronation Hall, however, the undoubted highlight of the Grand Palace complex is Wat Phra Keow or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

This wonderful collection of pagodas, stupas, frescos and mosaics lie under arching roofs of red and gold while the star attraction is a stunning 45 centimetre Emerald Buddha.

Carved from a single piece of Jade, the Buddha is one of the holiest and most revered religious objects in modern day Thailand.

Experience Includes

  • Guided visit to the Grand Temple complex
  • Pick-up and drop off from central Bangkok hotels
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Services of an English-speaking guide

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and beverages.

Start times

8.30am or 1.10pm. Hotel pick-ups commence up to 60 minutes before the tour start time.

Duration

Around 1.5 hours inside the Grand Palace complex.

Terms & Conditions

  • The dress code at the Grand Palace in Bangkok is strictly enforced. The following clothes are strictly not allowed as outer garments for both ladies and gentlemen: Shorts, mini-skirts, short skirts, tight fitting trousers, and tights; See-through shirts and blouses, as well as culottes or quarter length trousers; Sleeveless shirts or vests; Sandals (without ankle or heel straps); Rolled-up-sleeved shirts; Sweatshirts and sweatpants, wind-cheaters, pajamas and fisherman trousers.
  • All visitors are required to show their passports to enter the Grand Palace. Note that if you do not bring your passport on the tour, you may be denied entry onto the palace grounds.
  • Please note that children over 120cm will be charged as adults.