Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha Closed to the Public from 1-29 October 2017


Please note we have been advised by the Royal Household Bureau Bangkok that the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha will be CLOSED to the public from the 1st to 29th October 2017, and re-opening on 30th October 2017. This is in order to commence preparations for the Royal funeral rites of HRH King Bhumibol, the late King who passed away on 13th October 2016.

All clients who have pre-booked the Grand Palace experience will be offered an alternative experience to ensure they have the best opportunity to experience Bangkok at this momentous period in time.

Thank you for your kind understanding during this period – Destination Asia Thailand will continue provide further updates on the Royal funeral rites as and when more information is released.

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We thank you for your understanding at this time.