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Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre

66 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 222 0434
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Traditional Thai production

A Thai friend recommended this production as being more culturally relevant than Siam Niarit which... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Lesterbeach
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Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
Amazing! Advice re: seating

As most have said, this is well worth your time and money! We thought the movie parts of the show... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
DCtoEverywhere
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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66 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
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+66 2 222 0434
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

A Thai friend recommended this production as being more culturally relevant than Siam Niarit which I had already seen. The reviews on Trip Advisor were very good and I was looking forward to the production. Tickets for Thursday- Sunday are 800, 1000, or1200 baht. There...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

As most have said, this is well worth your time and money! We thought the movie parts of the show added to it. Advice about seating: don’t sit too close. Because the English is projected above the curtain and the musicians sit on the floor...More

1  Thank DCtoEverywhere
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Probably one of the highlights of our trip to Thailand and not to be missed. Ignore the commercial dinner shows and see the real thing. Local true Thai band, the dance was explained in English with a scoll across the top of the stage. the...More

1  Thank purchases
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Royal theatre built in the thirties. Every Tuesday and Friday, show of thai theater with magnificent costumes and scenery. Places range from 800 to 1200 bath. Really a beautiful show not to miss.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was travelling through SE Asia on my own, and decided to book tickets to this in advance as something to do in the evenings. It was quite expensive, but then theatres have high overheads to cover, so in reality there isn't much profit to...More

1  Thank Katie B
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We saw the Hanuman show at this theater in Feb'18. Also had a chance to interact with the performers after the show The show is a hidden gem - the costumes, acting, visuals and overall ambiance was amazing. They flashed subtitles in English throughout the...More

1  Thank GuruSankar
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We saw the Hanuman show at this theatre and were very pleased. The show was amazing and provided a sense of the great culture of Thailand. The costumes were amazing, as well as the actors. Well presented, entertaining, and highly recommended. I don't know why...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I really cannot understand why this is not much popular. It is an incredible show with an incredible performance and very nice ambient. It might be a bit expensive but it is worth every Baht. There are captions in English so you can follow the...More

2  Thank Spookk87
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing show, great acting. An incredible adventure from Ramayana brought to you by greatly skilled traditional actors. Subtitles in English are shown on a led strip above the show, so you will always understand what's going on even if you don't understand the classic Thai...More

Thank Zlabermahnte
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The show is SANOOK mak!! I really recommended for anyone Thais, or foreigners to watch the show. The costume are incredible! I didn't realize how Thai dancing could communicates through just a few moment would be for powerful! Definitely a show that can't be missed!!!

Thank Pantidat
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robinepstein2015
8 February 2016|
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Response from regleo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you are looking for the Khon (Thai Masked dance), it is held every Thursday/Friday at 7.30pm so there's a show on 18 Feb. thaiticketmajor sells the tickets online. Not sure about other performances (if any).
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Anna W
12 November 2015|
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Response from regleo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna, unfortunately the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre will be closed from 11 Nov 2015 to 7 Jan 2016 according to the information on the hotels2thailand ticketing website. The show is usually on every Thursday and Friday... More
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