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Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

By: Tour East
  • See two of Bangkok’s top cultural highlights: Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew
  • Visit rooms used for royal ceremonies and learn about Thailand’s religious rites
  • Convenient morning and afternoon departures available
Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour
From US$44,50
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Morning Tour of Bangkok's Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew
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Visit Bangkok’s Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew on a fascinating tour exploring highlights of the city’s royal and religious architecture. You’ll get a glimpse of the onetime home of Siam’s royal family, whose buildings blend Thai and European design. Then, enter the palace temple to see the Emerald Buddha, among Thailand’s most sacred relics. A local guide sharing detailed information about the sights, entrance fees, and convenient hotel pickup in an air-conditioned bus makes this tour an excellent value.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Bangkok and board an air-conditioned bus. Then, travel to one of the city’s most historic neighborhoods, where the Grand Palace stands near the banks of the Chao Phraya River.

There, follow in the footsteps of Siamese kings and queens as you visit the Royal Funeral Hall and Royal Coronation Hall, grand spaces still used on ceremonial occasions.

Enter Wat Phra Kaew, also called the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, to pay your respects to a historic Buddha that’s carved from solid jade. This tour concludes near the Grand Palace at the Gems Gallery, convenient to top sites, attractions, and restaurants in historic Bangkok.
Reviews (362)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Do not book with this tour quide

No show,no refund, please save yourself the hassle with this company.paid for pm trip they changed to am and we agreed to this then they were a no show. Now saying no refund available. Save your time money don't book with these.

Date of experience: September 2018
8  Thank Rene H
Reviewed 29 August 2018
Major tourist attraction in Bangkok.

Well worth a visit but be prepared for big crowds at any time of day. As it’s a holy site everyone has to cover up and anyone in shorts is made to put on some long trousers which you can hire. We got ours from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Spectacular Experience

The architecture and intricate effect created my thousands of tiny coloured tiles covering the monuments, temples was absolutely "unreal'. Would have taken many people and many hours to complete. So impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank epapas2018
Nick C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Epapas, Yes the Grand Palace is impressive and this is a must when visiting Bangkok. With your own guide this really helps as the area is vast and its pleasing to see that you had a spectacular experience. Regards, Nick

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile
Great trip

I took this trip today and what a fantastic half day it was. My guide was excellent very knowledgeable and was always willing to take photos as we went around she certainly made this trip fun to be on .The temples and palace are very...More

2  Thank ReadingXeroid
Nick C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Dear Eric, Great to hear you enjoyed your half day to the Grand Palace. The guide is here to ensure you have a great experience and thanks for the comments and feedback. Regards, Nick

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Love the crowds, love the cultural experience.

The splendour of the architecture is not diminished by the crowds. They add to the flavour of being in an Asian country that has so many amazing places to visit and experience, sight, sound and small. The colours of the tiles, the expressions on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tonyscribbler
Nick C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Tony, Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. I am very pleased to hear that our guide at the Grand Palace made your day. Do checkout our Facebook pages for updates in the future. Looking forward to seeing you...More

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Terry B
15 January 2019|
Response from Martin D | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure T shirts are ok. They do insist on no shorts being worn. If you do go in shorts they will make you hire a fetching pair of loose trousers to go over the shorts.
4 November 2018|
Response from epapas2018 | Reviewed this property |
We did not take an organised tour, preferred to do our own research and exploring the palace area. We also made our own way to and from our accommodation. Perhaps asking at the hotel for participating in an organised group... More