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Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall

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Address: U-Thong Nai Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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Private: Half Day Tour of Vimanmek Museum in Bangkok
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Interesting exhibits of local arts

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2015
Nik R
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Varna, Bulgaria
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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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

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3 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

part of the grand palace. very opulent. very strict and cannot take photos however but worth a visit!

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Magelang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

This building located 1 complex with Vimanmek Mansion. It has a beautiful garden. Actually, I'm not fond into history too much, I prefer to enjoy this building from outside, in front of the garden. The building itself is beautiful, with the garden it's more beautiful. If you enter the hall, there's a fee ticket. But if you only remain in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

The whole area in which this building is located is a pretty nice park where you can have a very relaxing walk anyway. The three main attractions come for free with the great palace so no money is wasted and with all the nice pieces inside neither is time. If you have one morning as spare time on your Bangkok... 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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