Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha officially reopen in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK- The Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha officially reopened to visitors this past weekend after a closure of more than two months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In front of the Grand Palace, Thai tourists still stop to take pictures and take in the atmosphere. Those who wish to see the beauty of the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha can now visit from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Some surrounding souvenir shop and food and beverage shops are still closed while others are starting to resume operations. The operators all strictly adhere to the virus containment measures of the Ministry of Public Health. Visitors are required to scan the Thai Chana platform before entering the store. The number of visitors entering a store is limited.

Temperature checks and hand sanitizer checkpoints are in place and masks must be worn at all times.

The preceding is a press release from the Thai National News Bureau.

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