It’s a jungle out there, be prepared.
Its very hot and humid outside in Thailand consider these items to be essential
when travelling to the Emerald Buddha & Grand Palace.
Umbrella – it often can reach temperature over 40 dec /105 F. With 100% humidity. Burn time can be 12 minutes.
Tissues are great for 100 reasons.
Bottled water a must (try to freeze it) drinking warm water is a no no.
Charge your phone and camera.
Small Banknotes, its faster and easier.
Itinerary: try not to make things up on the go, its better to be well prepared before hand.
hot tip: CHECK THE WEATHER
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...