The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand is a must-see stop for all travellers. The Palace isn’t a single large structure, but rather a collection of royal halls, temples, government offices, and royal residences. All of the buildings on the Palace grounds feature exquisite sculptures and intricate carvings.
The Palace’s assortment of buildings includes the Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, visitors commonly refers to Green Buddha. The Emerald Buddha is Thailand’s most sacred image, and worshipped by Buddhists and Thai locals. The statue is carved out of single piece of pure jade. It was first housed in this temple by King Rama 1, the first king of the current royal dynasty. The Emerald Buddha represents Bangkok’s status as Thailand’s capital, and Thailand’s status as a growing and prosperous nation.
To learn more about the Emerald Buddha statue, King Rama 1, or the Grand Palace, download the Bangkok Grand Palace Mobile Tour Guide App. This app is your step-by-step tour guide to help you explore the palace and learn about the thrilling adventures of the Emerald Buddha before it found its home in Bangkok. This app is available for both Apple and Android.
The app features:
- Audio tours with engaging stories, clear enunciation, and read-along transcripts
- Narratives of must-see sights within the Grand Palace
- Tips and tricks from local experts and guides
- User-friendly design so that anyone, at any age, can navigate easily
- Offline functionality – no need for wifi or data
- High-res, 3D map for accurate directions and walking instructions
- Images and transcripts of each site to simply the tour as much as possible
The Grand Palace Bangkok does not house monks anymore and the royal family had left the palace around 150 years back. Green Buddha located in the Wat Phra Kaew has three ceremonies annually in which clothes of the image are change d by the King according to the season. The Grand Palace Thailand is a spectacular landmark which is the pride of the Thai people due to its awesome craftsmanship and creativity.
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