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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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Large teakwood mansion

Tour the Grand Palace first, keep the ticket for the free entry into Vimanmek Mansion in the Dusit Palace compound of royal residences. When you first arrive, you'll see a large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Entrance is included in your Grand Palace ticket, so if you have time, then stop by here. Prioritise visiting the Throne Hall first as it is much better and you can store your belongings there for free whereas you need to pay here. The guides were very basic where the majority of the time was spent literally describing the objects... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This was a bit of a let down as i had expected it to be more open and not so formally guided. We felt herded through and without an english guide and being herded through with huge Chinese tour groups really had to guess at what most things were! Its impressive and shows how grand Royalty live, but like the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Included with your ticket to the Grand Palace are several other palaces, royal houses, and throne halls, all located on the Dusit Palace grounds. Most of these can be done in one day (though it should be a separate day from the Grand Palace). I do not know that I would want to spend extra time or money to visit... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the largest teak wood building in the world is older and is the headquarters of the royal past. The building is well maintained, the architecture was beautiful. In the various rooms of the building and stored various collections of the past. You should dress modestly to enter this area, is not allowed to wear shorts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Tour the Grand Palace first, keep the ticket for the free entry into Vimanmek Mansion in the Dusit Palace compound of royal residences. When you first arrive, you'll see a large Italian Renaissance building called Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. It is now a museum. Sarong and short sleeves required for museum and mansion. Sarong was not rentable, so I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a excelent place to visit. One must not miss it when one visits Thailand. It is a former royal palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in the Dusit Palace complex, nearby Dusit Zoo in Dusit district

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a great property to visit. Get there 1/2 an hour before opening and you can beat the BUSLOADS of tourists who show up to go through. If you are first in line you get to view everything in relative peace and quiet as you will easily stay ahead of the crowds. Get through the ticket gate and proceed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is one exquisite residence. This is where King Rama V resided. Very large. Another place in Bangkok to take your time in that there is a lot of history. Take the time to take a tour because there is so much history here. We did not have the luxury to do that and for example there was a room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place is of historic importance and if you are a person who is knowledgeable about the Thai History and tradition - Go ahead and do visit. But for others , all sorts of regulations and rules might make you feel as if it wasnt worth the visit. Photography is Prohibited - You have to deposit your devices at specified... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is definitely one of the architectural highlights of Bangkok and is well worth a visit. It is almost entirely made of teak wood and shows off some beautiful Thai-hybrid design. Highly recommended.

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Address: 16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
Phone Number: 66 2 628 6300 ext 5120
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok

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