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The Grand Palace, Bangkok
This city landmark contains several buildings with highly detailed architectural features. Wat Phra Kaeo within the same compound, is a treasure house of Thai arts, and houses the Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.
To help tourists enjoy their tour of the Grand Palace, a Personal Audio Guide can be rented at 100 Baht for two hours. Discs are available in seven languages-English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin.
The complex is open daily from 8.30 a.rn.-3.30 p.m. Admission fee is 200 Baht. (including a ticket to Vimanmek Royal Mansion). Proper attire is essential.

The Grand Palace, Bangkok

Recommended nearby hotels:

Chakrabongse Villas
  Situated by the Chaophraya River behind Wat Prakaew. We are a traditional-style apartment with modern facilities set on the river front with a view of the Temple of the Dawn. The luxury suite has a large double bedroom with cable TV, kitchen, bathroom, study, sitting room and private veranda.
Bhiman Inn
  Bhiman Inn, a new boutique inn in the heart of Bangkok, is located on Phra Sumen Road, just one block from Phra Arthit Road. From here, guests can stroll along the Chao Praya River pier. The Emerald Buddha Temple & the Grand Palace, Khao Sarn Road and Banglampu area are within walking distance.