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Mrigadayavan Palace (Marukhathaiyawan)

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Nice breezy royal summer residence

This is a very nice & green park where one can appreciate the breezy royal summer residence. No pictures or shoes allowed in the building. The staff provides a sarong for you if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Nice, breezy environment to experience the royal residence which located next to beach. But quite disappointed, as it was quite empty inside the building and restricted to walk to the beach. The building is old, and most of the area were in renovation. But I do like their coffee. Dress Code: Knee & shoulder covered.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Interesting to see the culture but very disappointing when inside the complex.palace. Insisted we didn't take photo but nothing to be missed!!! As nothing really their.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Well my long shorts apparently weren't long enough (didn't quite cover my knees), so I had to hire a wrap around skirt sort of thing. Yes I know there are dress codes for some important temples, but this is an unused building on the beach that the King doesn't visit any more. Nice grounds and landscaping though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a very nice & green park where one can appreciate the breezy royal summer residence. No pictures or shoes allowed in the building. The staff provides a sarong for you if you do not look covered enough and they also provide a cloth bag for you to carry your shoes with you. The breezy wooden corridors are long... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We went there hoping to see a lot of grand furniture and paintings but the ticketing ladies told us the next batch allowed to go into the first floor viewing hall is in an hour's time, they asked whether we are willing to wait and walk around on the ground floor first. We were quite in a rush, so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I bring my kids go there,them so happy,us take very picture at there,so clean but ca not wear sexy cloth,i will recommend my friends that location

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Even though many sections were closed, unlike 20 years ago when I visited as a child, the place still has its charm and mysterious attractiveness for many visitors to look around and imagine how the people in this old palace used to live their lives. It was a fascinating experience as usual. The architecture was yet again still very elegant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Just like a presidential grounds with vast gardens & past wooden architecture. Access is into this army restricted area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This a beautiful palace settled in a nice garden , rigth in the beach (not accesible from the palace) Even if there is usually many people visiting it , they allow only small groups each 15min . You must visit it barefoot , silent , not running ... Good for the visit . Dont miss it .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It's not like Buckingham Palace but interesting to see the different culture here. The weather was so good it made everything look wonderful

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