An audio tour can be rented for an additional 200 baht. It can be very useful in clarifying several interesting details which can be easily missed.
*They have an ear plug headphone to easily share one headset between two people.
*Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, and Japanese.
*Show your passport or credit card as a deposit.
*Free brochures for explanations to the main buildings of interest with a map of the layout are available at the ticketing office.
The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) in the Grand Palace itself is the main attraction. A figurine of the meditating Buddha made from a solid one piece of green jade, clothed in gold and diamonds. It is greatly revered from the Royal family to Thai nationals alike, as Thailand’s utmost precious religious icon...
The Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) is located 700 meters south of The Grand Palace. Its a world-renowned 46 meter long gold plated reclining Buddha. Its pose is representing entry into complete spiritual enlightenment ending all worldly reincarnations. Within the surrounding corridor there are 108 bronze bowls representing the 108 auspicious characteristics of The Buddha. It is believed dropping coins into these bowls brings wealth and prosperity...