Belief : Purified spirit
The King Rama I established the temple in the Grand Palace. The temple is renowned for having the world’s finest and longest compound walls, decorated with typical Thai murals, based on the Indian epic Ramayana. The statue of the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred of all statues, officially titled Phra Buddha Maha Maneerattana Patimakorn, is enshrined here.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 hrs - 15.30 hrs
Admission Fee : Free of charge for Thais and 500 baht for foreigners (including Vimanmek Mansion).
How to Get There : Take the Silom Line and get off at Saphan Taksin Station (or S6 Station), and go out through Exit No. 2. Then, take Chao Phraya Express Boat to Ta Chang Pier and walk to the temple.