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Vimanmek Mansion - CLOSED

16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
+66 2 628 6300
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Not recommended

We visited Vimanmek Mansion at about 10.30am on a summer day, the temperature outside is over 30oC... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
ThangNT
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Singapore, Singapore
Free ticket if you've been to grand palace

This is a place where King Rama V ever lived. The mansion is quite big but to enter there are many... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
herina c
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Closed for renovation 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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“teak wood” (34 reviews)
“dusit palace” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
Dusit
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+66 2 628 6300
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

We visited Vimanmek Mansion at about 10.30am on a summer day, the temperature outside is over 30oC. We had to wait under sunlight for about 45 minutes. Worrying that the kids can get ill in such a hot weather, we took them to the small...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a place where King Rama V ever lived. The mansion is quite big but to enter there are many strict rules like for women there are no short pant and tanktop. Also no camera allowed inside the mansion but you can take the...More

Thank herina c
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

The building itself with all it's luxurious interiors and many details would be very interesting in itself, but for us the off-putting thing was the military-like order kept by the military junta. Even though it's not a place of worship you are required to cover...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016

After paying the entry fee of 200 Baht there were some more cost. We did not expect an issue with clothes but men have to wear long pants (or wraps), short sleeve shirts, women have to wear long pants (ankles don't need to be covered)...More

Thank BirgM
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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This is truly a well preserved step back into Thai history. It would probably be best to have a tour guide through the actual residence as there are no information signs indicating what you are busy viewing. A lot is self explanatory though. There are...More

Thank larkanw
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

The last time I visited the Grand Palace it was 6 years ago it was not crowded and i still get to take a decent picture. i was told that recently with the influx of China tourists, the Grand Palace is not very enjoyable anymore....More

Thank PikTzeHong
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Reviewed May 30, 2016

The entrance fee to the Vimanmek Mansion is included in the ticket to the Grand Palace and has to be utilised within 7 days of issue of the ticket. Vimanmek Mansion is the world's largest residence made entirely of golden teak and ia approximately 110...More

2  Thank IndiaAnna
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

Vimanmek is the great place to see the art in King Rama 5, every real photos in every rooms ( if you notice ) can tell the history and foreign relation between king Rama the 5 and European countries.

Thank hyperboyz9
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Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Definitely an impressive building but not nearly impressive as many other options in Bangkok. Definitely see it if you are here for more then three days,

Thank nikkisortisio
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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

It is like walking through time to the era when the previous reign live in this mansion. Many family portraits and royal visits are well kept. The mansion was kept clean and given air con now so it was a nice visit away from the...More

Thank Indah S
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