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Address: U-Thong Nai Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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This is the only thing open to the public in Dusit park, apart from the zoo. It's a beautiful building with beautiful handicraft objects from Thailand. Before entering bags are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only thing open to the public in Dusit park, apart from the zoo. It's a beautiful building with beautiful handicraft objects from Thailand. Before entering bags are checked and you have to put all belongings in a locker, also liquids and sunglasses. You have to dress properly. So you have to wear trousers or skirts over the... More 

Thank avmn
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,055 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a lovely wooden palace with beautiful grounds and ponds, however our tour did not include the throne hall, as it was closed (no reason was given). Still, we were able to admire it from outside and it looked lovely as well.

Thank TheShis
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

One of the most interesting places in Bangkok. It is incredible as the modern craftsmen produce masterpieces, that are traditional and so fine! Here you find the essence of Thai culture, a great one.

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place is very near to Grand Palace. You can walk to this place from Grand Palace. But hey note, No photos are allowed inside. This whole building is made of teak wood. Amazing work and worth to visit here. But the sad part is that you can not take any photo inside. We took photos standing outside this palace... More 

Thank Rakesh K
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

An absolute MUST if you would like to appreciate the formidable works of art made by contemporary artist for the monarchy. Tips: - if you like to look closely to the details of every work of art and listen through all of the explanations of the audio guide (which they provide for free and in many languages) it would take... More 

1 Thank Martin R
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

After to getting to the gate I was told to leave my bag in a locker some 300 m from the ticket hall. On returning to the ticket hall I was told that I wasn't allowed hat sunglasses or a mobile phone either! Coupled with that, the whole place was over run by an infestation of what seemed like half... More 

1 Thank David S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This place is located within the Dusit palace complex. Unfortunately it is closed for repairs with no indication about this anywhere. Not sure why, but the guards here are extremely rude compared to all other places in Thailand, where they are helpful and pleasant.

2 Thank murtuza_sb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

It has a beautiful architecture and interior But cannot take pictures plus need to remove shoes outside and keep bag and sell phone in safe before entering it

2 Thank amir s
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Located across from the Vimanmek Mansion, this building has a Moorish architecture. This one storey building now houses exhibits which include traditional weaving, wood carving, traditional silk and ceramics. No photography allowed and proper attire rules have to be adhered here. Worth a visit if in the area.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall is located in the same complex (just across a small canal) with the Vimanmek Mansion. It was used mainly for meeting foreign ambassadors. Now it houses exhibits of Thai arts and handicrafts - various items (baskets, purses, boxes) made of bamboo and fern, various textiles/fabrics. The architecture and exterior of the building os also very... More 

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When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city. The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and the serenity here is in stark contrast with the chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit seems to have stood the test of time. Come here to find family businesses in traditional shophouses, small-scale local markets and streets unfazed by modern city life.
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