Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Half Day Tour
07:00 – 07:45hrs. Pick up from hotels in Central Bangkok. After that Your air-conditioned mini-bus will pick you up and whisk you off to Bangkok Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha, Bangkok’s most famous attraction.
The Grand Palace, It is actually a complex of buildings and served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to the early 20th century. Today, it is used only for ceremonial purposes. The complex consists of over 100 brightly colored buildings, golden spires and glittering mosaics.
Some buildings in the complex are in pure Thai architectural style. Others, like the magnificent Dusit Hall, show signs of European influence. Dusit Hall used to serve as the Funeral Hall of the Grand Palace.
You will also be able to visit Thailand’s most sacred shrine – Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) – which contains the small and much revered Emerald Buddha. The Jade Buddha (between 60 and 75 cm tall statue) dates back to the 14th century and is located high above the heads of the worshipers and tourists. The murals that adorn the walls of the Temple depict scenes from the Thai version of the Hindu epic Ramayana.
12:30 hrs. At the end of the excursion, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Bangkok.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- English-speaking guide
- Admission fees for the grand palace
- Optional Tour: Gem Stone Gallery
- Food and drinks
- Personal expense
Pick-up/Drop-off Service is for hotels located in the following areas only:
- Sukhumvit area Soi 1 to 31 and Soi 2 to 24
- Wireless Road
- Siam, MBK
- Yawarat (China Town)
*** Time and Program are subjected to change without advance notice due to the guide or driver’s consideration under an unexpected circumstance.