Live Photo Blog: The Grand Palace

After being closed to tourists for nearly a month for the Royal Cremation Ceremony, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace have finally re-opened. I decided to visit on the opening day. My plan was to do three locations on a half-day walking and boat trip. The Grand Palace, walking to Wat Pho (The Reclining Buddha Temple), then boat to Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn). Total admission cost was 650 Baht.

The following pictures are being posted live during this walkabout today.

General Pictures

These are some random pictures from my walkabout today. The road around Sanam Luang is still closed and so I had to walk in for about ten minutes. But it looks like they will open more roads soon. I also noticed that there was a security checkpoint near Tha Chang. They were checking passports and bags. Lots of scammers

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