Bangkok (Thailand) – November 1, 2016 – (travelindex.com) The Grand Palace will reopen its doors to tourists and visitors from 1 November, 2016. As this is a Royal Palace, all visitors are expected to dress respectfully, and to be aware that Thailand is currently in an official period of mourning for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Visitors should wear sombre-coloured attire as a mark of respect during this period when visiting the Palace:
• Male: a shirt or T-shirt, long dark coloured trousers or jeans (without any holes), and covered footwear.
• Female: blouse or T-shirt that covers the shoulders, long skirt or dress, and covered footwear.
The Grand Palace is open every day from 08.00 – 16.00 Hrs., Tourists can enter at the Wiset Chaisri Gate as normal, except during royal ceremonies. The entrance fee includes access to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaeo, the Royal Thai Decorations and Coins Pavilion, and the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles.
International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: +66 (0) 2250 0246