No visit to Bangkok is complete with if guests wouldn’t see spectacular Grand Palace. This city is well-known all over the world. This construction was started to build in 1782 but need 150 years to finish. It is considered as the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the seat of government. This design can be seen as a symbol of the creativity and craftsmanship of Thai people. Its beauty and grandeur lures thousands of visitors from all over the world to enter each year.
This complex contains impressive buildings just like Wat Phra Kaew, where exhibits numerous Emerald Buddha from the 14th century and a model of Angkor Wat. Thai Kings used to use this complex until the twentieth century. However, today it is still used for holding traditional ceremonies.
The Outer Court is used as house government departments where the King solve important work such as civil administration or army. In this court, visitors can see the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Keep on moving next court, the Central Court is the place the Kings reside. There are two of the throne halls open without no charge of fee. The exquisite details carved carefully make great impression on tourists.
The Inner Court is for the King’s royal consorts and daughters. Regrettably, this court isn’t open to the public.
However, there is something important to consider when deciding to visit these places. Because they are Thailand’s sacred site, everyone who visits here have to wear seriously. A strict dress code applies. Men have to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves while women have to dress discreetly. Ì you wear sandals, remember to wear socks. In case you wear improperly, you have to change or cover you up before entering the temples. This kind of service is available to support guests.
Pure ambience may help you relax and escape from the evils of modern society. Visiting this complex also gives you more chances to understand about Thailand’s beliefs and religions.