GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
Within The Grand Palace Bangkok - Emerald Buddha Temple grounds there are guided tours in English. You may like to check these times and availability at the ticket office.
TOP TIP: You can also rent an audio guide for other languages, 200 Baht.
* Always choose an official guide within The Grand Palace ground itself, without exception.
The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) in the Grand Palace itself is the main attraction. A figurine of the meditating Buddha made from one solid 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. It is a world-renowned 46 meter long gold plated reclining Buddha. Its pose represents 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...