In this complete guide to the Grand Palace, we’ll be sharing everything you need to know about visiting this cultural gem in Bangkok.
If it’s your first time in Bangkok, the Grand Palace is definitely worth visiting.
The complex is one of the oldest in the city, having been built in 1782, making it one of the most important historical attractions in Bangkok. It’s also the official residence of the Thai Royal Family.
It’s divided into four main courts, separated by numerous walls and gates: the Outer Court, the Middle Court, the Inner Court, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Inside the complex, you have several buildings, shrines, and temples to see. The Dusit Maha Prasat Palace was used as an audience hall and is located adjacent to The Piman Rattaya Throne Hall.
Behind this, is the Buddha Ratanasathan, a small museum in the complex with stunning artworks and relics.