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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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Impressive building of golden teak

An impressive building, made entirely of golden teak, entrance is included in the Grand Palace ticket. Displays include antique furniture, glassware, porcelain and items from King... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The tickets from Grand palace allows free entrance (within 7 days) to Vivanmek Mansion, Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall, Ananta Sanathon Throne hall. As usual we paid under 100 Baht for metered taxi from hotel. But the taxi and tuk-tuk waiting outside want 200 Baht to go somewhere. Negotiate well. went to City Parapet Phrakan Fortress corner of Wat Saket. Walked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

An impressive building, made entirely of golden teak, entrance is included in the Grand Palace ticket. Displays include antique furniture, glassware, porcelain and items from King Rama V's reign. A guided tour is available to visitors and there is traditional Thai dancing twice a day. Lockers are available and appropriate clothing applies here as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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Lamai Beach, Thailand
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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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Wimberley, Texas
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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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