TOP TIP: THE EMERALD BUDDHA IS LOCATED IN THE GRAND PALACE.
THE GRAND PALACE & THE EMERALD BUDDHA is open from 8:30 am - 3.30 pm everyday, ticket cost 500 baht (15 USD). The ticket also includes entry to, The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles.
Children under 120 cm are free.
RECLINING BUDDHA BANGKOK (WAT PHO) OPENING HOURS
8:00 am - 5.00 pm
200 baht (6 USD)
*includes drinking water
Top Tip* The Reclining Buddha is 700 meters south of The Grand Palace. Walking in the sun can be to hot, get a tuk tuk a little down the Street to avoid scams, negotiate the price beforehand, 50 baht should be ok.
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...