Admire the history and culture of Thailand by visiting the Grand Palace in all of its glory!
Go on an adventure to the glorious Grand Palace that was constructed during the 18th century, by the king of the Chakri dynasty. As the years go by, a new portion of the palace was added by the each subsequent sovereign in charge, which illustrates the glory of the royals and the full extent of the royal architecture of the palace during the Rattanakosin period. The Grand Palace has a blend of Thai and European architectural styles. Bask in the glory of the Grand Palace as you explore the spectacular Grand Palace, with its extravagant interior which displays the successful reign of the Thai royals for over 200 years!
Currently, the Grand Palace is being used to hold important events for the members of the royal family and the guests of the King and State, which is situated in the Middle Court. The palace also currently holds the several state offices of Thailand, which is located in the Outer Court. The Inner Court used to the be the humble abode of the female members of the royal family, which only the King and no other man are allowed to enter the court.
During the exploration of the palace grounds, you will stumble upon the holy Buddhist temple called Wat Phra Kaew, which is the home for the holy figure of the most respected Emerald Buddha. The majestic Emerald Buddha statue is said to be made out of semi-precious stones (i.e jade or jasper) and also dressed in gold. The statue was said to illustrate Buddha in a meditating position and it is designed in a northern Lanna school, which predates back to the 15th century AD. With each changing season, a significant robe-changing ritual is performed by only the King to bring prosperity and good fortune to the country. The holy figure was also said to have been discovered in 1436 when a lightning strike the stucco cocoon to reveal the glorious figure.
Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.
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Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Bangkok. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.
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