The Grand Palace


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The entire complex used to be the official residence of the Thai royal family. It was only up until the early 19th century that the Kings decided to move out—making the Dusit Palace their private dwelling place till 1950. Today, the Amphorn Sathan Residence Hall serves as the current home of the reigning monarch. However, the Grand Palace continues to hold royal ceremonies and other official events of the state. It is also worth taking note that the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or the Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, could be found within the palace grounds!

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Open today: 08:30-15:30

Na Phra Lan Road, Old City (Rattanakosin), Bangkok, Thailand

ถนนหน้าพระลาน, เขตพระนคร ( รัตนโกสินทร์ )

Comments (31)

Hylie Hung  3 years ago

very helpful 😍😍😍

Donita Tagao  3 years ago


Nicole Esplana  3 years ago


Chrishane Relleve  3 years ago

Wasn’t able to visit the grand palace when the king died. I’ll visit this place soon

Fame Javier  3 years ago

Facade looks the same as the one in Phnom Penh. Wondering how it looks from the inside

kath manzano  3 years ago

love the facts given on this article 😍

Gus  3 years ago

Good place to take some pictures

Khiara  3 years ago

Interesting 😀

ker  3 years ago

So helpful ❤️❤️❤️

Carlos Franco  3 years ago

Being the uncultured swine that I am, one can guarantee that I'd likely stick out like a sore thumb here. Will definitely go.

Philip Tañedo  3 years ago

Gonna add this to places that i need to visit while visiting Bangkok🤩

Rain Hosmillo  3 years ago

Definitely a go-to spot for people interested in culture and history.

Aaron  3 years ago

Looks beautiful

Fei  3 years ago

Gotta love tourist spots like this! 😍

Lionel Lapuz  3 years ago

Hopefully to see this next yearrr

Kiarra  3 years ago

looks amazing🤩

Enzo  3 years ago

so insightful!

Jaspher Lim  3 years ago

this one seems grand.

aying  3 years ago

i should think of an ootd for this one

Yeen Vesl  3 years ago

actually been here before and would also recommend!

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neth emeline  3 years ago

looks pretty graaand (badumtss)

tomas  3 years ago

Can i take a tuktuk there?

Tommy Yu  3 years ago

Are we allowed to go inside?

Justine  3 years ago

Been here before too!!

gracej  3 years ago


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Nikki S.A.  4 years ago

Appreciated the little historical facts!!

Nicole Yu  4 years ago

@shannenkeisha yes, thanks for pointing that out! Sleeved + anything that covers the knees! But really even scarves and shawls??

Shannen  4 years ago

Just be sure to be in a sleeved outfit so you don't have to mandatorily buy their souvenir shirts. They don't consider a scarf even.

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