Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
4.5
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century.
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Ploy Phatcharaporn
Suphan Buri, Thailand3 contributions
Jun. 2021 • Family
Beautiful temple. There is a long architecture spanning a long line. When entering the interior, you must walk around the place according to the directions only. unable to walk in and out of the various doors within the Grand Palace easily The temple grounds have souvenirs for sale such as clothes, jewelry and food.
Written 17 January 2022
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Frank D
Slidell, LA337 contributions
Dec. 2021
The Temple of the Emerald Buddha grounds is the entry point for a tour (also) of the Grand Palace.

Breathtaking and astounding barely do justice to the sights here. There is just so much literally crammed together that it is overwhelming. I was disappointed that pictures were not allowed inside the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Written 19 December 2021
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Aphichat
5 contributions
Feb. 2021 • Family
Inside Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram is enshrined. Buddha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakorn or the Emerald Buddha Brought from Vientiane and there is a very interesting place to pray and I really like it.🙏🙏
Written 17 October 2021
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violetta j
12 contributions
Oct. 2020

A rare world heritage art and architectural culture with non identical style. Visit this temple is like walking in museum. From wall mural art, low relief to elegant sculpture. Emerald Buddha is a center point of this temple. We can spot some local practise meditation in this hall. However, if you wanna feel embrace by the beauty of this place, try to avoid the peak hour and mass tourist. Occasionally open in the night.
Written 27 August 2021
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Craig U
Ko Kret, Thailand3 contributions
Feb. 2021
I live here and my thai wife is a tour guide. I do not go to temples any more. I also used to live in Hua Hin and Pak Nam Pran.
Written 27 July 2021
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Panadda Suwansiri
Suphan Buri Province, Thailand7 contributions
Jan. 2021 • Family
I went to make merit with my family. This temple is very beautiful. The surrounding area is clean, peaceful, and the next day I take my friends.
Written 20 July 2021
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Nantapob Sabperm
3 contributions
Jul. 2021 • Friends
go make merit with friends

"Worship, make merit with a beautiful design. There is a raft with food for sale to sit and eat in the back of the temple. Whoever comes to make merit, recommend..."
Written 15 July 2021
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promporn
5 contributions
Sep. 2020 • Friends
Wat Phra Kaew
The priceless temple of Thailand and Rattanakosin It's here Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram or Wat Phra Kaew is a temple in the Grand Palace as well as Wat Phra Si Sanphet. which is a temple in the Royal Palace in the Ayutthaya period

In addition, within the temple of Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram is enshrined. Buddha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakorn or the Emerald Buddha brought from Vientiane It is an important royal temple in various royal ceremonies. And is also an important tourist attraction of our country as well.
Written 13 July 2021
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Salom S
1 contribution
Jul. 2021 • Family
Expecting a spiritual enlightening, got smacked in the face by some reggae reggae sauce in my eye and now I'm blind. 100% would do it again!
Written 1 July 2021
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Whistlinginthewind1
London, UK27 contributions
Oct. 2020
This is one of the most special places in Bangkok, anyone who is in the city should go to see it and spend time here.
Written 22 May 2021
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