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Phya Thai Palace

Rachawithi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 354 7987
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Great piece of history

Phya Thai Palace may be one of the most overlooked attractions in Bangkok. It is well worth... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
TravellersWake
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Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Don't miss the restaurant!

Whatever you do, spend some time in the restaurant/coffee shop - it's like stepping back 100 years... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
LearnAsIgo13
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Phya Thai Palace may be one of the most overlooked attractions in Bangkok. It is well worth visiting and is not as crowded as rhe Grand Palace or Wimanmek Teak Palace. The building has served many roles over the past century, from palace, to hotel,...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Whatever you do, spend some time in the restaurant/coffee shop - it's like stepping back 100 years through a magical time warp machine. The experience of being in that beautiful space is worth the trip on its own. Check when the palace is open. I...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This former King Rama VI palace is in the vicinity of army hospital but it opens for public with free guided tour , please check at the place. It's western style , not overluxurious home where the former king RamaVI lived and there is classic...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This place is only open on Saturdays and Sundays. There is an English speaking guide that will show you around the area and educate you about the place's history. Entrance is free. No shorts and revealing outfits allowed. Best to bring a shawl for the...More

Thank Xabri
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This place was King Rama VI palace, then luxury hotel, first radio station in Thailand, and now a museum in Pha Mong Kooj Klow Hospital. It is designed by arjarn Silp Pherasri, no.1 Italian artist at that time. This place is not as grand as...More

Thank Pateera T
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting guided tour of main rooms and Italian gardens Tour guide very good and knowledgeable tour in Thai and English. The palace has been a palace, hospital and hotel and is undergoing some extensive renovation, the rooms you do see are mostly devoid of any...More

Thank Bangerschris
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I went along December 2016 I just turned up by myself and walked in not knowing what to expect. Was told at the reception desk that I had to go as part of a guided tour? Ok,no problem. The tour guide was showing us around...More

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely small building adjoining the Military Hospital which was built within its grounds. Much of building closed in December and the majority of the tour was in the form of two videos presented in Thai. As many of the visitors were either European or Japanese...More

Thank challenger530
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Actually I go there for find a good place for tea party, that's why I have good experience to explore many part of this heritage palace This palace build in King Rama VI with an ideal city inside, and change the owner many times till...More

Thank 526bickyc
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Phayathai palace is located within the Phamongkutklao hospital near Victory monument. It is a easy 10-minute walk from BTS Victory monument. They are not fully opened as a museum. There is some parts that they have not renovated yet.But they also dont charge you any...More

Thank Technaja
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