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Mrigadayavan Palace (Marukhathaiyawan)

Cha-am, Thailand
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Cha-am
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Park Entrance fee 30 baht , entrance to palace proper 30 baht , ladies need to wear a sarong ( 20 baht ) if your shorts or pants do not cover longer than your knee ! ...... they would not allow you to take photos here on the first floor of the palace ! This is actually an old palace... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Visiting Mrigadayavan Palance or the english name Palace of Hope and Love would really brings back old feeling on how the Kings used to live with their helpers in such a vast place. The patio is overlooking the sea is really pleasant. Unfortunately it is closed for visitors. You could walk around the whole palace looking at individual decorations in... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Palace is calm, light and airy and relatively peaceful; set in extensive grounds with trees shrubs and flowers. The Palace is quite extensive with a good variety of rooms and items to view and read about. Entrance fees are reasonable and the usual clothing restrictions apply. Shoes have to be removed before entering the Palace and bags are supplied... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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187 reviews 187 reviews
141 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A summer Palace where located in Cha-am Area ; Hidden inside the Naresuan Soldier Base Camp; The European light blue color teakwood palace set among quiet transquill pine tree shoreline. MUST VISIT!!

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Hsipaw, Myanmar
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Visited the palace with friends to show a visitor around Hua Hin. Always been curious about this and it was not disappointment. The location is good being next to the beach. The bathing area of the servants have chairs leading up to the next chamber where it was great to relax and stare out to the sea. The gardens are... More

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Den Haag
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

It's a nice trip if you are staying in Hua Hin or Cha am. They let small groups at the same time in so it's quit and nice insite so you can make great photo's.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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157 reviews 157 reviews
65 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Interesting venue in a peaceful setting. It's well maintained, very reasonably priced, and worth the time to visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

A sprawling compound - most of the structures are wooden made decades back and takes you back to the old times. Has been nicely maintained - do not miss the small items on display.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I went there by red-colour-bus that cost me 20Bhat only (from Hua Hin town)!usually tuk-tuk will charge more than 500bath!so upon arriving,first I need to cross a busy road and walk pass the security check point.a guard told me that i need to walk for another 2KM to reach the palace.After a tiring 20mins walk under the hot sun,finally I... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

You have to have proper clothing. Parking just outside and also shops to buy clothes and food at. You are going to be outdoors for the most time. This is also a non smoking area. The building is big and it is very quiet. Bring some water before enter. There is a small extra fee for going upstairs inside the... More

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