HOT TIPS & HELPFUL HINTS
KEEP IN MIND IT’S VERY HOT & HUMID IN THAILAND.
MY SUGGESTION IS TO VIEW THE GRAND PALACE | EMERALD BUDDHA | RECLINING BUDDHA FOR THIS DURATION IN THESE SEASONS:
GETTING THERE EARLY WOULD BE A SPLENDID IDEA.
GRAND PALACE OPENING HOURS 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
COOL SEASON: NOVEMBER – FEBRUARY 1.45 HOURS.
RAINY SEASON: AUGUST – NOVEMBER 1.30 HOURS.
HOT SEASON: MARCH – JULY 1.15 HOURS.
HAVE LUNCH AT AN AIR-CON. NEARBY RESTAURANT.
THEN CONSIDER A TRIP TO WAT PHO-RECLINING BUDDHA TEMPLE.
OPENING HOURS 8:00 AM – 5.00 PM EVERYDAY
BRING UMBRELLA TO PROTECT FROM SUN OR RAIN.
The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) in the Grand Palace itself is the main attraction. A figurine of the meditating Buddha made from a solid one piece of green jade, clothed in gold and diamonds. It is greatly revered from the Royal family to Thai nationals alike, as Thailand’s utmost precious religious icon...
The Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) is located 700 meters south of The Grand Palace. Its a world-renowned 46 meter long gold plated reclining Buddha. Its pose is representing entry into complete spiritual enlightenment ending all worldly reincarnations. Within the surrounding corridor there are 108 bronze bowls representing the 108 auspicious characteristics of The Buddha. It is believed dropping coins into these bowls brings wealth and prosperity...