Grand Palace & Temple Tours

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Grand Palace & Temple Tours

white marble temple in Bangkok city in Grand palace area, Dusit, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia

Explore the heart of Bangkok on our Grand Palace & Temples Tour. Discover the beauty of the Bangkok Royal Palace on our tour! Where you'll see its amazing architecture and learn about the city's royal history.

Then, experience the tranquillity of Bangkok's sacred temples on our Bangkok City Temple Tour. Our tours, guided by experts, offer an immersive journey through Bangkok's cultural highlights, promising a memorable experience for all.

Tour Highlights

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Bangkok Grand Palace Tours

Hop on a walking tour to explore the Grand Palace complex, built in 1782 residence of the kings for over 150 years. Its detailed architecture mixes Thai and European designs. Must-sees are the Emerald Buddha, carved from jade, and the ornate Phra Maha Monthien buildings covered in gold leaf. Visitors can also explore the Outer Court, Inner Court, and the impressive Chakri Maha Prasat Hall.

Bangkok Temple Tour Wat Phra Kaew 

Visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, built in the 18th century, housing Thailand's revered icon. Its intricate architecture features colourful murals depicting Buddhist stories, including the Ramayana epic displayed in a 2-km gallery. Don't miss the golden chedi of Phra Sri Rattana and the Phra Mondop, home to ancient scriptures.

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) Tour 

Experience the enchanting allure of Wat Arun as the sun sets over the Chao Phraya River. Admire its unique architecture, adorned with white bricks and intricate decorations including seashells, porcelain, and Benjarong dishes. Explore the temple's sculptures depicting Kinnari, giants, angels, and garudas. Don't forget to snap a photo with the temple guardians, Tossakan and Sahatsadecha, for a memorable experience.

Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) 

Established in the 16th century, Wat Pho is one of Bangkok's oldest and largest temples. Its centrepiece is the impressive Reclining Buddha, covered in gold leaf and mother-of-pearl eyes. It also hosts the first Thai massage school, attracting wellness lovers. Discover courtyards filled with ancient Chinese sculptures, including warriors, lions, and Marco Polo, the first foreign explorer.

Wat Saket (Golden Mount)

Originally built in the 18th century, Wat Saket boasts the Golden Mount, providing sweeping views of Bangkok. Ascend the mount via a winding staircase adorned with bells. Pay respects to the relics within the chedi and soak in the serene temple grounds. During the annual Loy Krathong festival, enjoy colourful celebrations and temple fairs at Wat Saket.

Wat Mahathat 

This temple is one of the 10 royal temples of the highest class in Bangkok, used for royal ceremonies. It houses Thailand's oldest Buddhist monks' education institute and is a significant centre for Buddhism and meditation study. Visitors can also enjoy a quick meditation session during this tour.

Wat Benja Temple 

Commonly known as Wat Benja, was built by King Rama V in 1900. Called 'The Marble Temple' for its Italian marble walls, Wat Benja is also known for appearing on 5 baht coins.

Visitors Highlights

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Immersive Cultural Experience

Step into the heart of Bangkok's rich history as you explore the magnificent Grand Palace. Marvel at its intricate architecture, showcasing a blend of Thai and European styles, reflecting centuries of royal heritage.

Amazing Revierside view

Watch the stunning sunset at Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, by the beautiful Chao Phraya River. See the temple's spires light up as the sun sets, creating a magical glow all around.

Holistic Wellness Experience

Delve into the holistic world of Thai massage and meditation at Wat Pho's traditional Thai massage school. Learn about ancient healing practices and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere, rejuvenating both body and mind.

Photo Opportunities

Each temple is so unique and beautifully built, that it will give you the perfect background for capturing pictures. Capture memorable moments with the temple's iconic guardians and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Thailand.

Unique Encounters

This tour is more than just sightseeing. It's a cultural immersion experience. See monks chanting, and locals offering incense, and learn about Thai traditions and Buddhism. Take home long-lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for Bangkok's heritage.

Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable attire suitable for walking and modest enough for temple visits.
  • Respect local customs and traditions by being mindful of your actions and attire.
  • Stay hydrated throughout the tour, especially in the hot and humid weather of Bangkok.
  • Carry smaller amounts of cash for convenience.
  • Note temple opening times and be punctual.

Know Before You Go

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes to navigate the temple grounds.
  • Light clothing to cover shoulders and knees out of respect for religious sites.
  • Water Bottle.
  • Sunscreen, Hat.
  • Camera or smartphone to capture memorable moments.

What not to Bring

  • Revealing clothing or attire with offensive symbols.
  • Bulky Backpacks.
  • Outside food or drinks, excluding water.
  • Pets, as they are generally not permitted inside temple premises.
  • Smoking or vaping materials, as smoking is prohibited in many areas.

Getting There

  • Reaching the Central Meeting Point: Many tours offer pick-up at a central location in Bangkok, like a popular hotel or landmark. This is usually specified when booking your tour.
  • Public Transportation: Use the BTS Skytrain, MRT subway, or public buses, to reach the meeting point.
  • Taxi or Tuk-Tuk: Hail a taxi or tuk-tuk and provide the driver with the meeting point's name or address.
  • Ride-Hailing Services: Use Grab or similar apps, specifying your walking tour destination.
  • Walking from stay: If your staying is within walking distance of the meeting point,
  • Your Hotel: You can opt for our hotel pick-up service, offering a hassle-free start to your day trip.