This temple was in the Royal Palace. It is worth a visit. It's best to go with a tour guide who can inform you of the history of the place.
I was at the temple with an organized tour and unfortunately we didn’t stay as much as I would have loved to, because we had to hurry to the next site. However it was impressive it is a lovely temple. Too bad we weren’t allowed to take pictures. The feeling of peace and serenity fills the air and for me... More
The temple of the Emerald Buddha and Grand Palace complex is rightly one of Bangkok's big draws, but it is a relatively expensive site, and you need to be careful to dress appropriately. The temple is fantastic, and you can easily spend an hour wandering round just looking at the different very impressive bits. Don't miss the model of Angkor... More
This temple was adjacent to the Grand Palace. After a great tour of the Palace, you will soon forget most of the things you see here, except of course the Jade Budda. It was memorable because you couldn't get near to admire it, it was at least 30 yards or more from the roped area and then it was half... More
Extremely beautiful architecture and it was a pleasure for the eyes. Beautiful Emerald Buddha was wearing his winter costume. We are not allowed to wear short or sleeveless tops. No photos inside the temple but photos can be taken from the windows. But the crowd keeps posing for photos right in front of Buddha and it was very irritating. Very... More
If you like old stones, and old temples (like in Cambodia), avoid this place. The biggest issue here is the crowd : you just cannot take a picture with nobody on it. The temples are nice, but not beautiful.
This is where the crowd crush hit us. The grounds are beautiful, with huge gold spires, big Buddha statues, and sculpted bushes. Walking around was a neat experience, except you keep getting stuck in huge tour groups, sometimes it is shoulder to shoulder. Still, it's a neat place to see, at night, too. Maybe if you get there early enough... More
If you own or manage Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaeo), register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.Manage your listing