Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), Bangkok

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Pay a visit to the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Located in the precincts of the Grand Palace, the temple houses an emerald Buddha statue carved from semi-precious green stone and covered in gold--deemed to be the palladium (protective image) of Thailand. The surrounding buildings, sculptural forms, and murals complement the regal and spiritual atmosphere of the room in which the Buddha is kept. Take time to wander the grounds, a great place to get lost in. Our Bangkok online trip builder makes visiting Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) and other Bangkok attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • You have to see it, but in my case, after visiting a temple that we by chance after kicking us all over Chinatown (a wonder bib I do not remember the name, it would have to look for it)... and see the Buddha dorado... disappointed me much its size, so I do not give you more score, but has its charm, clear!
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  • It is a must see if you visit the Grand Palace, now that is at the same venue. Quite frequented as q the great Palace, recommended going to first hour. An important temple. Their exteriors are impressive with their colors and glitters.
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  • Wonderful Temple worth visiting and is in a complex with various temples and the Gran Palace. We were in a taxi on your own, getting there we were a little lost to find the entrance, because it has a lot of people give wrong information to sell tours or tuk tuk race, but just be careful and ask for directions to the meter maids this time who stay there. To get women can't be in short clothing or spaghetti strap blouse/regatta. In most places they accept put a scarf to cover your arms, not that one, but outside has several shops that sell sweaters, dresses and all clothing is accepted to enter and is super cheap.
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