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Address: 16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
Phone Number: 66 2 628 6300 ext 5120
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Description: Built by King Rama V, this palace is the largest teak structure in the...
Built by King Rama V, this palace is the largest teak structure in the world featuring a unique blend of Victorian and delicate Thai architecture.
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Great Day Trip

For 100 baht can not beat the price ($3 USD) on a great day trip. Check the website for detail on required dress code. NO pictures inside which would have made it better, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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Shanghai, Chine
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131 reviews 131 reviews
39 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Horrible experience in our vacations in Bangkok. Read this post, hoping it will help you NOT loose your time there for 10 real reasons experienced recently ! 1. Traffic jams to go to vimenek start 3 km before arrival... Many coaches block the street to unload theirs millions of tourist groups. 1/2 hour lost in taxi 2. Women, just for... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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48 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Sometimes success actually spoils the original and I am afraid that my experience second time around ( I was here about 15 years ago) was a disappointment compared to the one I remembered. There were hoards of tour busses with large tour groups milling around so when you did actually get into the mansion - after being checked for your... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

For 100 baht can not beat the price ($3 USD) on a great day trip. Check the website for detail on required dress code. NO pictures inside which would have made it better, but have to save history.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Visited on a trip to Bangkok, as part of Dusit Park trip. Walked around the Mansion by ourselves (in bare feet as you have to leave your shoes and possessions in a locker - which is secure). Guided tour is probably worth doing as we weren't sure what we were looking at. Mix of furniture, textiles, pottery, guns, and photos... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A nice place to visit. It is quite unique if you are used to running around the palaces of Europe. Actually, it is a refreshing change and helps to expand one's horizons. And if you want a bit of the European flair, all you have to do is walk a little way in the park to see Dusit Palace (which... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It's a nice place, the house and the park are beautiful. However, there is nothing exceptional to see / do there. There is no explanation or guide and the museums are not interesting. There are many objects but no description to explain what it is. To conclude, you can go there if you don't know what to do and have... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visited the Vimanmek Mansion mainly because it was included in our ticket of the Grand Palace. We were in Dusit for the zoo and we decided to go and check it out. And it was a good decision. The mansion itself is a beautiful building made of golden teak. About half of the rooms are open for visiting and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a mansion where thai royals used to stay here. There are some exhibition of thai royals collections, which included the photographs which were taken by the current Thai King.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you have a lot of time in Bangkok, it is worth a look, but I would not put it high on my bucket list. First of all it is difficult to get to, public bus if you are adventurous or take a taxi. Traffic is heavy in this area. Besides the mansion here are about 8-9 other associated buildings,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

The mansion is well maintained but not really an important attraction. However, it offers a glimpse of what life was like as a Thai Royal. Security is strict and you are not allowed to take photographs.

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