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The Upper Terrace

40 Reviews
Observation Deck
Open Open from 8:30am-3:30pm
Address: Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

What people are saying:

The magnificent palace is guarded by two huge yaks, a mythical animal dating back to the 14th century. In this walled Grand Palace complex, there are dozens of buildings: Jieji Hall, Jade Buddha, Rattana Stupa (golden bell-shaped stupa), the palace itself, the National Pillar Temple, and the Queen’s Textiles of Bangkok Museums and so on. The upper balcony is a magnificent place where you can see many of these structures, as shown in the attached photo. Walking along the upper platform, the landscape of various structures changes with the changes of light and perspective. The best place to go to the balcony is that there is no extra charge for this hidden gem-like place, which is already included in the ticket price of the Grand Palace.

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  • 340kaushikg

    Amazing views

    During our vacation in Bangkok we had visited the beautiful Grand Palace complex and the Upper Terrace is located within the complex. This is included in the 500 baht ticket price which includes the W...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570501559000+0800)/
  • leuveen

    Hard to miss

    This is definitely the most interesting place you are allowed to enter after paying 500 Bahts admission fee for the Grand Palace. It's a wonderful example of splendid architecture, full of interesting...

    Reviewed on /Date(1505096893000+0800)/
  • DeanMurphy2020
    Orlando, Florida, USA

    On top of the world☺

    The Grand Palace is guarded by two giant Yakshaws, mythical creatures that date to the 1300s. There are dozens of structures within the walled Grand Palace complex: Chakri Group, Temple of Emerald Bud...

    Reviewed on /Date(1489294640000+0800)/
  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv

    Part of the Grand palace.

    This is a somehow elevated area of the Grand palace. The view from here is nice and you can visit some of the temples and pagodas in this area during your visit of the entire palace complex.

    Reviewed on /Date(1486361017000+0800)/
  • 184DonP
    Dallas, Texas, United States

    Beautiful temple buildings seen up close with nice view of adjacent buildings

    The buildings are crowded in together and walking around on the upper terrace lets you see details up close and gives you a view of adjacent buildings too. This is really a must see area of the Grand...

    Reviewed on /Date(1472366865000+0800)/

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