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Grand Palace & Temple of Emerald Buddha Tour

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Overview : 
A MUST SEE for all Bangkok’s visitors. Discover Bangkok’s best
on a 4-hour, guided tour of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Royal Grand Palace is the most important landmark in Bangkok, and are most visited by foreign tourists.Wat Phra Kaew, the most
beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand.

TOUR OVERVIEW

This is the perfect introduction to Thailand, Royal Grand Palace is the most important landmark in Bangkok, and are most frequently visited by foreign tourists. It is famous for its impressive architectures and buildings. Walk in the footsteps of Siamese Kings as you explore the elegant grounds of an 18th-century Palace whose distinctive stepped roofs and gleaming spires are the pinnacle of Thai architecture. In the same compound, situated the Wat Phra Kaew which houses the most revered Emerald Buddha, which is home to a solid jade Buddha that only a reigning King may touch.

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TOUR TYPE:
  HALF DAY – PRIVATE  or JOIN TOUR
TIME: 8.00 am-12.00 noon / 13.00 pm- 17.00 pm
TOUR DESCRIPTION 
Our team will collect you from U-Tiny Boutique hotel and head towards the most famous landmark of Bangkok, the Royal Grand Palace built in 1782. Get architectural insights about the significance of this magnificent structure represents a veritable textbook of various Thai decorative techniques.
On this 4-hour tour you will explore Wat Phra Kaew before moving on to the Bangkok Grand Palace.
Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is located right next to the Grand Palace, the most beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Face the astonishing 24-inch Emerald Buddha, carved from one large piece of jade, that sits under a canopy on a gilded pedestal. Dating back to 1782, when Bangkok was founded, Wat Phra Kaew consists of over 100 brightly colored buildings, golden spires, and glittering mosaics. It is so richly and intricately decorated that, once entering the temple, you will feel as if you are in a real ’city of angels’.
The Royal Grand Palace, an area of 218,400 sq. metres and is surrounded by walls built in 1782. The length of the four walls is 1,900 metres. Within these walls are situated government offices and the Chapel Royal of the Emerald Buddha besides the royal residences. A visit to the Royal Grand Palace is a must for any visitor and it is the nation's landmark and most praised royal monument in Thailand. Once the residence of former Chakri Kings, the palace is the perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. King Rama I built it in 1782 and it was the center of power for more than 150 years. Today, the palace is Bangkok's major landmark and most popular tourist attraction.
After the Grand Palace tour is the City-sightseeing tour of Rattanakosin Island, the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago as we drive along Ratchadumnoen Rd.(The Royal’s Way). En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the City Pillar Shrine, National Museum, Democracy Monument, Golden Mountain, Thai Boxing Stadium, and Parliament House.
Transfer back to hotel.
INCLUSION
• Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
• Sightseeing as described with transportation
• English speaking licensed guide
• All admission fees as mentioned in the program
• VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
 Exclusions : 
• Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
• All Optional Tour
• Other services not mentioned in the program
PRICES:  Start from THB 1,050.- per person
OPTIONAL: ( Minimum 2 persons)
Shopping MBK Mall : THB 500.- per person
Shopping Khao San : THB 500.- per person