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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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Guildford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great place! One warning to those of you thinking of going! Other places like The Grand Palace and The Temple of the reclining buddha are not too strict on how much bare skin you show but at the teak wood palace they are very strict on what you wear. My dad and I were wearing 3/4 length shorts and were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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121 attraction reviews
2,890 helpful votes 2,890 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

With all the hassle regarding proper attire to enter this attraction its not really worth it. Vimanmek Mansion was built by King Rama V in 1900 & was used as originally as the Palace for King Rama V but later it only stored the Royal household items. Later Queen Sirikit asked permission of King Rama IX if she could renovated... More 

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Shanghai, Chine
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130 reviews 130 reviews
39 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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200 reviews 200 reviews
67 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
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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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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29 reviews 29 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
114 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
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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