Royal Grand Palace and Bangkok Temple City Tour
Tour Code : BKKH06
Tour Duration : 4-5 Hours ( JOIN TOUR MORNING ONLY )
Tour Time : Pick up 08.00AM or 13.00PM Half Day
This tour combines two very popular Bangkok half-day tours. The excursion includes Wat Trimit, the temple of the Golden Buddha - the statue of Buddha is made from solid gold weighting 5.5 tons; Wat Pho, the temple of the Reclining Buddha - the largest and oldest in Bangkok and the Grand Palace including Wat Phra Kaew-Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
08:30 hrs Meet your private English-speaking guide in the hotel's lobby.
Depart from hotel to Rattanakosin Island, the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago.
Visit Wat Trimit, known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three metres high and weighs five and a half tons.
Continue the tour by passing through beautiful city scenery of the colorful flower market and Chinatown. The bustling business area of Chinatown is especially known for its gold jewellery shops. The atmosphere is totally changed at night - hordes of food stalls line the streets.
Visit Wat Pho or Temple of the Reclining Buddha, founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city. Wat Pho was the first open university of Thailand which offered courses in several branches of knowledge like literature, astrology, medicine and massage. It's well known for its huge Reclining Buddha, 46 m. long and 15 m. high.
Visit The Grand Palace has 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. Wat Phra Kaeo, the most beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand. 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".
City-sightseeing tour 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, Anantasamakhom Palace, Parliament House, Dusit Zoo and Chitlada Palace King's Residence.
At the end of tour will be visit the local product store. Then tranfer to your hotel.
Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
All admission fees as mentioned in the program
Transfer from / to hotel
Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, etc
All Optional Tour
Other services not mentioned in the program
Remark : Palace and Temples are sacred places, please dress politely. No Shorts, no sleeveless shirts. Hat, cap and umbrella may helpful. Certain buildings may close on holiday and during Royal Ceremonies. Camera may not used in the buildings. Wear any comfort walking shoes. (Easy to put on and off)
Note : JOIN TOUR Minimum 2 Person
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