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Half Day Royal Grand Palace

Take advantage of your stay in Bangkok to visit the Royal Grand Palace, one of the city’s greatest tourist attractions. The golden-spired Royal Grand Palace is a fascinating complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok and has been the official residence of the Royal Family of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, part of the Royal Chapel which according to tradition holds supernatural powers, is the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The Buddha itself was carved from a single piece of jade. To round off the tour, we call in at a local lapidary factory and showroom where you will be able to get locally made jewelry, handicrafts and silk at competitive prices. Take advantage of your stay in Bangkok to visit the Royal Grand Palace, one of the city’s greatest tourist attractions. The golden-spired Royal Grand Palace is a fascinating complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok and has been the official residence of the Royal Family of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, part of the Royal Chapel which according to tradition holds supernatural powers, is the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The Buddha itself was carved from a single piece of jade. Meeting/pick-up point: Lobby of the major hotels. Duration: 4 hours.Start/opening time: Morning tour: at 7:15am. Afternoon Tour: 12:15pm. End/closing time: Morning tour: at 11:15am. Afternoon Tour: at 4:15pm. Others: Only trousers or long knee-length skirt are permitted. Voucher validity: same day. Note: Parts of the Royal Grand Palace and/or Wat Phra Kaew can be closed during special royal or Buddhist ceremonies and during visits of foreign heads of state.