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Reviewed December 13, 2018

Not easy to get to, lots of traffic going around the monument. Only got photos standing on a street corner. It's really beautiful and significant for the Thai people.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This monument looks quite impressive however it was recommended to us by the Concierge at the hotel & unsure why other than from a patriotic point of view. It’s a big monument on a very busy intersection so you can’t get too close, there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

It's beautifully lit up at night. And important place from where you could take buses to airports and Talingchan floating market , The grand palace , War Pho etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dr2000kavi
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Near theGrand Palace and National Museum. Not worth stopping but you will probably see it from the taxi.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Stone throw from busy Khaosan road, this good looking monument, not opened for public, only accessible from outside, is to pay respect for abstract idea of democracy.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This imposing monument is in a busy roundabout near Khao San Road. It commemorates the 1932 Revolution that turned Thailand into a constitutional democracy. A nice photo stop.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This large white monument is located on a roundabout on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. No direct access, you can only see from the road. The monument itself is nothing exceptional and I would not go there extra to see it, but if you are in the area,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CPJD00
Reviewed March 7, 2018

There are so many impressive structures around the city but all devoid of greenery. The Democracy Monument has an excellent layout and the surroundings are alive with shrubs and grass. An impressive structure in the middle of some very busy traffic. a slow roll by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This impressive tall monument stands out conspicuously on a roundabout, not far from the Royal Palace, celebrating the change over from absolute monarchy to democracy around 80 years ago. Not easy to stop but a good photograph can be taken if you go slowly near...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank flyingdoc1
Reviewed February 16, 2018

If you go to the Grand Palace or Khaosan road you probably will not miss this monument. It is in the middle of the wide Democracy Road and although impressive not really worth a special visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Huatah
china
khlong taxi from Democracy M to Sukhumvit (1 Replies)
Hi From Democracy Monument area, how to go back to Sukhumvit. I know one way is to go by the khlong taxi. Appreciate any information on khlong taxi like how much is the charge, how frequent are these khlong taxi plying, how long to reach Sukhumvit from Democracy Monument. Is khlong taxi a good option to use? Thank you.
April 15, 2008|
Scool_sgm
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bangkok- Recommendation on my itinerary (4 Replies)
Sawadee ka & hello, Appreciate some comments & recommendations on these: There will be 3 of us in Bangkok from 19th -24thMay,2013 & leaving 25th early morning. 2 people for sightseeing & a person on business, staying at Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Hopefully on some evenings & night my spouse can join us for some night views & dinner. I have compiled itinerary but have not slot in which days to visit what. Sightseeing: THE GOLDEN MOUNT (WAT SAKET), ERAWAN...More
May 14, 2013|
Response fromScool_sgm|
Thank you so much for your reply. This saves many confusion on my part. Btw, would you recommend any tour agent ? Thank you.
TPOregon
Oregon
Addendum to 12-14 March Rally (0 Replies)
Sorry,I did not see post further down on rally.The initial rally is for Sanam Luang Park nr Democracy Monument but I read in Bangkok Post that different provinces will gather in various locations in city and even thought Sanam Luang is not near tourist hotel areas ,the other areas are.The article aslo said that if the government interfered,they would close major highways? We were in Bangkok 2008 and have maps of city to look at. so I am also being cautious but concerned about travel to and...More
February 25, 2010|