The Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha

Grand Palace, Bangkok

Grand Palace, Bangkok

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The Grand Palace complex was established in 1782.  Inside the walled compound is the royal residence, throne halls, numerous government buildings and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.  The entire area covers over 200,000 square meters.

My initial impression was a mixture of awe and amazement.  I expected it to be special, but was blown away with the spectacle.  The buildings are glitz, glamour, bling all tied up with a dramatic Asian flair.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here goes…

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Emerald Budda (actually made from Jade), taken from outside through a door

Emerald Budda (actually made from Jade), taken from outside through a door

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About Tim and Joanne Joseph

Hi and welcome! We are Tim and Joanne Joseph and we have just embarked on our "next chapter". At a stage in life where traveling the world, taking pictures, and sharing our adventures with friends and family will be our dream come true.
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4 Responses to The Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha

  1. PaigeBrown says:

    Absolutely stunning photos! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Lois Ambrose says:

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL. Thank you so much for sharing this trip with us.

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