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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. See Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) and all Bangkok has to offer by arranging your trip with our Bangkok tourist route planner.
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  • a nice place to visit. you have to pay admission fee before entering. don't take temple tours from tour agency. you can do this by your own  more »
  • Cover up your legs and shoulders because this is a temple of respect, love and devotion to the heart of Thai Culture. Immerse yourself with the beautiful and intricate craftsmanship of interior and ex...  more »
  • Came here and there were tons of people paying respect to the King this is a must see is Thailand the ticket is 500 and kids under 120cm is free you pass by the Grand Palace on the way out remember to...  more »