The Royal Grand Palace is a popular Bangkok attraction.
Construction of the palace began in 1782 and was completed in time
for the coronation of King Rama I, and opened in 1785 to signify
the end of the Burmese invasion of Thailand. The palace itself is
made up of a complex array of smaller buildings, most notably the
Wat Mahatat (the Palace Temple) and the Wat Phra Keow (the Royal
Chapel), which houses the famous Emerald Buddha sculpted from a
single piece of jade, one of the most revered objects in
Travel guide by (c) Globe Media Ltd. By its very nature much of the information in this travel guide is subject to change at short notice and travellers are urged to verify information on which they're relying with the relevant authorities. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss or inconvenience to any person as a result of information contained above.