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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  • The temple is inside the Grand Palace, one of the first when it enters the complex. It's beautiful and outside calls a lot of attention.
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  • This area is part of grand palace. The shape is realy amazing, also there is a angkor watt maket displayed on side of these building.  more »
  • Beautiful architecture, brilliant colors incredible art. The jade buddha is amazing. Make sure to go early to avoid the crowds and the heat.  more »
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