Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Bangkok Noi, Thailand

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

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Wat Phra Kaew (Thai: วัดพระแก้ว, RTGS: Wat Phra Kaeo, pronounced [wát.pʰráʔ.kɛ̂ːw] (listen)), commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The complex consists of a number of buildings within the precincts of the Grand Palace in the historical centre of Bangkok. It houses the statue of the Emerald Buddha, which is venerated as the country's palladium.




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Opening times

Monday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Thursday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Friday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Sunday8:30 AM – 3:30 PM