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

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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  • October 5, 2017
    If you are going to visit a Temple in Bangkok you need to visit the Grand Palace complex. I must have taken more than 100 photos that afternoon the gold, mosaics and glass are dazzling. Apparently bes...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Worth to see. Something unusual. I was there before, but took my family, too. They enjoyed it very much.  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    A highly recommended Temple if you visit Bangkok, impressive, Temple and pagodas make a very harmonious and great set
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