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Dam of King

This dam was designed in 1958 by Italian engineers at the request of the king, which ended in 1962... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
h0meparadisetak
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Takhli, Thailand
Another Wonderful Thailand Place!

I have now lived in Thailand just over 3 years and I am happy to say that this country never ceases... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Dao1949
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit some beautiful views. If you get a chance go on a boat trip. Visited a small uninhabited island shared only with goats. Then after a steep climb up steps found a Buddhist temple😎

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This isn't a site for tourism that I would go out of my way to see if I wasn't Thai. But it was interesting to me as a slice of local life when my bicycling group hit the dam on a riding tour through Thailand...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This dam was designed in 1958 by Italian engineers at the request of the king, which ended in 1962 and was fully operational in 1964 this is the largest dam in thailand forms a lake about 120 km long and reaches the province of Lampun,Is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank h0meparadisetak
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Nice views from around the dam. Drive up to it also, very nice and tidy. Didn't try any of the boat trip, was literally just a pit stop on my way up to Chiang Mai from Bangkok.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 857ederp
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Close to the city of Tak is the nice King Bhumibol Dam. Not only the dam is a nice place to visit, but around the dam, there are hotels, beautiful nature and a golfcourse. All worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Touareg12
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We paid a short visit to the dam and park on our way home from Tak. The views are stunning and it is well worth a visit and be sure to go right up to the top As an engineer I also found the mechanics...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have now lived in Thailand just over 3 years and I am happy to say that this country never ceases to amaze me with all of its natural beauty. The Bhumibol Dam area is easily accessed from Highway 1 just a few kilometers away...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

It's particularly memorable to go there during the time for Thais to memorialize the loss of their greatest 'father' of the country. The King initiated building this first big dam of Thailand when he was only in his late 20 years old! He wished to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Beautiful scenery at the dam wall, a pity the parking was so chaotic and impossible to drive to the ferry tour jetty. Nobody on duty to assist with queries. The viewing platform on 2nd floor of building has view obscured by un trimmed trees.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Superb views and supersized architecture...no reason its the biggest dam for hydro electric power generation. there are accommodations inside the dam campus for visitors to stay during night. there is also a cruise which take up upstream with provisions for lunch/dinner. all the roads leading...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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