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Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew Tour
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Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is definitely the most interesting place you are allowed to enter after paying 500 Bahts admission fee for the Grand Palace. It's a wonderful example of splendid architecture, full of interesting details.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Grand Palace is guarded by two giant Yakshaws, mythical creatures that date to the 1300s. There are dozens of structures within the walled Grand Palace complex: Chakri Group, Temple of Emerald Buddha, Phra Siratana Chedi (the golden, bell-shaped stupa), the Palace itself, Bangkok City...More

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a somehow elevated area of the Grand palace. The view from here is nice and you can visit some of the temples and pagodas in this area during your visit of the entire palace complex.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The buildings are crowded in together and walking around on the upper terrace lets you see details up close and gives you a view of adjacent buildings too. This is really a must see area of the Grand Palace grounds.

Thank Don P
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very crowded attraction. It's worth going to see in order to say you've seen it, but if you have limited time and limited patience with people, skip it!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 7 June 2016

On the Upper Terrace and from the Upper Terrace you will see a lot of characters and animals from Thai mythology. Another great part of the tour of the Grand Palace grounds.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I visited this unusual attraction on Chakri Day - the 6th of April, and the anniversary of the founding of the Chakri dynasty by King Rama I. It is the only day of the year that The Royal Pantheon is open to the public,so I...More

2  Thank EHinOz
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Yes, this is a holy place, but it's also eye candy like you'd never believe. So much packed onto one terrace as well as views of nearby equally beautiful buildings. You can't miss the tall golden-tiled spire of Phra Siratana Chedi; the exteriors of the...More

Thank MawaNewYork
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The upper terrace of the Grand Palace complex has four main monuments of which one is the model of Angkor Wat. Mythological animal sculptures are also found here with the white elephant being one of them. Its beautiful here but very hot so come early...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The Upper Terrace is the best part of the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok. It is the place from which the views are most impresive and the up-close look at the stupas works well. From the Upper Terrace it is possible to gaze at the...More

1  Thank Malarchy
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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
...More
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