The superb golden adornment that lies amid the fantastic city of Bangkok was the place kings called home for 150 years. The Grand Palace is an attraction that you just can’t afford to miss out on your visit to Thailand on your holiday. Wonder why?
Enter the palace grounds
The ground consists of the Central Court which was the living quarters of the King back in the day. The Inner Court was similar to a small village where the Royal Consorts and the King’s daughter would live in with the rest of the women and children. The Outer Court holds the government departments of the time.
Wat Phra Kaew
Exclusive to the Grand Palace which is just a 32-minute drive away from Emporium Suites by Chatrium is a splendid Buddhist temple called the ‘Temple of the Emerald Buddha’. The temple shelters a valuable emerald statue of Buddha that is significantly revered by Buddhist devotees in Thailand.
Royal reception halls
Reception hall, Chakri Maha Prasat (Grand Palace Hall) has been designed in European fashion is now the place where royal events like coronations take place. What’s special here would be that this hall holds the throne of the early times as well as the throne used today. The Dusit Hall is now converted into a wonderful museum.
Things to keep in mind
The Grand Palace is thought to be a sacred place by the Thai people as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha is here. Hence, is important that you dress suitably, for instance, wear clothes that cover the body completely and socks if you happen to go in flip flops. As it one of the popular places to see in Bangkok, a stall has been set up at the entrance to offer clothing if needed.