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Address: Mae Fa Luang, Thailand
Phone Number: +66537670157
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The royal residence of HRH the late Princess Mother formerly served as her...

The royal residence of HRH the late Princess Mother formerly served as her base of operations to monitor the work progress at the Doi Tung Development Project. It has since been transformed into a symbol of the Princess Mother's commitment to improving the local people's quality of life.

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BEAUTIFUL VILLA BUILD ON AMAZING LOCATION

Most of the visitors buy entrance-tickets for both very interesting places to visit in the same compound: the "Royal Villa" and the "Mae Fah Luang Gardens". People onder than 60... read more

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most of the visitors buy entrance-tickets for both very interesting places to visit in the same compound: the "Royal Villa" and the "Mae Fah Luang Gardens". People onder than 60 can get tickets for half-price by showing their passport. The Royal Villa was build in 1988 and comprises 3 different buildings. To visit the Royal Villa you have to follow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit especially if you combine it with a visit to the Royal Gardens. Built in the style of a Swiss chalet, this was one of the homes of the Princess Mother (older sister of the late king). It's a beautiful house with many parts the same as when she lived there. The views over the mountains to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Villa is set in the lush and picturesque hills in Chiang Rai province. It is within the compound of Mae Fai Laung, a beautiful garden that is home to thousands of spices of flowers. Visitors to this villa will get a detailed explanation of the quarters within the large villa providing a rare glimpse of the Royal day to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had one visit Doi Tung - The Royal Villa, the resort is scenically located on Doi Tung. We can also visit royal flower garden located nearby. The weather at that time was also nice and cold.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful garden and museum in the mountains. Stunning views and an interesting museum of the kings mothers residence. Restaurants, cafés, wc, all very convenient. It is colder up in the mountains than in the valleys, something I really liked! As in whole Thailand the children are expected to be calm and not so loud, became a few "hush" during... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one place that you certainly don't need a guide for. You are provided with an electronic guide that goes into great detail about the royal family and items within the home. My 4 and 6 year old also loved this

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

It is a fantastic place to know the history of The Mahidol Family and their contribution to what makes Thailand an Amazing country. Also to know more about the brave mother of The Late King Rama IX.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful reforestation mountains and amazing/creative Thai gardens. These gardens have plenty and variety of flowers and plants found in Asia and the world. The story behind of reviving these mountains and one of the most successful reforestation projects in the world will inspire you and you will appreciate why Thai people so deeply love... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The villa was used by the Princess Mother up to her passing-away 20 years ago, and is still being used by her daughter. Some parts are public and others can be peeked at from the terraces, which offer a lovely view over the gardens and valley. There are headsets available that guide you through the exhibit, they offer a glimpse... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Royal Villa is former home of the Princess Mother - the mother of the current and previous kings of Thailand. She loved nature, learning, conservation, and the people of Thailand. The home is beautiful and still used on occasion by the crown princess. The audio tour is very informative and allows all visitors to get the most out of... More 

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