Royal Grand Palace
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
Address: Na Phralan Road, Phra Nakhon
Telephone: (0)2 623 5500
Opening Time: Daily 8:30am-4:30pm.
Admission: THB 300 (adults); children free.