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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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Biggest teak building in the world?

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 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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114 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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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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199 attraction reviews
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I very much enjoyed this snapshot into the former lives of kings/queens in Thailand. Everything was beautifully restored with original pieces and furnishings. This site was extremely crowded and thus made it hard to hear our guide. But I would definitely recommend a visit here. It is on the same grounds as the Throne Hall (also highly recommend) and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stunning building set in beautiful grounds. Additionally, the entrance ticket also gives you access to other buildings each with different exhibitions (the throne hall has examples of thai carving, gold and silver artifacts, silk etc all of which are stunning in beauty and detail). As with anything associated with the royal family in Thailand please dress correctly - long skirts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visited this huge mansion as part of our private day tour around Bangkok. Strict rules apply before visiting the mansion as we must leave our belongings (incl bag, mobile phone & camera) behind into a locker and shoes in a storage. We must go through a security check point where the guard will search our body before entering the... More 

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