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The Former Palace (Phra Ratchawang Doem)

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Address: The Former Palace (Phra Ratchawang Doem), Wang Doem Road Rd., Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand See map

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The Former Palace (affectionately nicknamed Wang Doem) is situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River at the mouth of Bangkok Yai Canal, next to Wat Arun (The Temple of The Dawn). Sitting on the opposite bank from Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Wang Doem represents a crucial period in the history of the Kingdom of Siam.It was the ruling palace of the City of Thonburi, which was established by King Taksin the Great in 1768, after he recaptured Siam’s independence from Burma.

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    08:30 to 16:00

  • Input price range

    20 - 60 Baht/Day or 1 - 2 USD/Day

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  • Address

    The Former Palace (Phra Ratchawang Doem), Wang Doem Road Rd., Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 2475 4117 

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