Monthly Archives: March 2017

A guide to the Great Palace Map

The Grand Palace in Bangkok was once the official residence of the Thai king, site of the royal court, and administrative seat of the government. Today, the residential and administrative functions of the Palace are at a minimum and it instead functions as the spiritual heat and symbolic seat of power for the Kingdom of… Read More »

Wat Phra and Grand Palace – the main attractions of Bangkok

Bangkok is a beautiful city, rich with culture, architecture, and history. The city’s two main attractions are the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace. They are popular destinations year-around,  located right on the edge of the Chao Phraya River. Their rich history stretches over 200 years, showcasing the evolution of architecture,… Read More »