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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big open space area north of Royal Palace for special purpose celebration, royal or religious. In the meantime used as a car park for tour buses. Open for business until 6 pm (as convient shortcut for passers by).

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed September 19, 2018

On the way to the Grand Palace Complex, I walked past Sanam Luang. After having been used last year as the site of the late Thai King’s cremation, the Sanam Luang was bare during my visit to Bangkok. The Royal Crematorium, Pavilions, and all the...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Normally, it's just big plain area build for special event like royal family member's funeral. nothing to do much but it's surrounded by other attraction places. ie, Royal castle, emeral Buddha, musuem, Wat Pho and etc. if you go to those places you can walk...More

2  Thank SiwaphongP1
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, this large park across from the Grand Palace is closed - temporarily. It was used for the King’s cremation ceremony back in October 2017. A sprawling complex was specially constructed for this purpose and is now in the process of being torn down. As...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

This is the place where the late king of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej was cremated on 26 October 2017. This royal crematorium is a temprory  buildings that were built over a period of one year.It was open to the public from November to end of December...More

1  Thank Lina E
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Just in time to visit the place, it was torn down. The place is absolutely the most beautiful structure with all the top find artwork and craftsmanship as if heaven is right in front of your eyes!

Thank Claire C
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

One of the best magnificent place you should ever see by yourself is the royal creamatorium of late king rama9 at Sanam luang. Inside you will see exhibition about every thing related to royal funeral. It's good to visit before end of this December 2017.

Thank chuchuchu22
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place as it was on the same way you follow to reach the Grand Palace. The park is open till 10 pm. The crematorium is astonishing! Beautiful details everywhere. You need to wear "modest" outfits (covering your knees and avoiding tight clothes)...More

Thank KarlaDGO
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

The Royal Crematorium for the beloved King Rama 9 is set up here temporarily until 31 December 2017. It's scheduled to be removed at end of Nov 2017 but luckily one month extension was granted. It's very grand with delicate, rich details, and is a...More

Thank tannythestar
Reviewed December 16, 2017

If you like history and museums, this is for you. It showcases the royal burial ceremony and I was fortunate enough to visit it during my trip as the grounds are open to public on special occasions only. Inside the complex are different tiny houses...More

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