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King Narai's Lopburi Palace

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Address: Sorasak Street | Tha Hin, Mueang Lop Buri District, Lop Buri 15000, Thailand
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Very well presented historic palace

Having visited several sites managed by the Department of Fine Arts during our stay in Thailand in Nov 16, this was the one that was the best curated; I even commented to others... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The palace complex is big in the middle of city centre, few buildings converted to museums which contained lots of old artefacts. Another museum displays the history of king Narai. Went during near midday, the aircond is a good escape from the hot sunny day. Worth a visit only if you have extra time in lopburi and really interested in... More 

Thank Hamdi1908
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Having visited several sites managed by the Department of Fine Arts during our stay in Thailand in Nov 16, this was the one that was the best curated; I even commented to others in my party that this was a similar standard as a National Trust property in the UK. Set in immaculately manicured grounds you have a ecclectic collection... More 

Thank plunet
Poole, United Kingdom
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806 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A good place to start if visiting Lopburi but I arrived on a Sunday and it is shut on Mondays and Tuesdays so I had to rush round it on Wednesday morning. The exhibits of old memorabilia are interesting including the one explaining King Narai's love of astronomy. No photography allowed inside. The grounds are what interested me the most... More 

Thank Dorsetbruce
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went early. Monkeys had not been fed. I paid the entrance fee. I was attacked before I got ten meters from the concessionier who took my fee. The two working at the site the freaked as I was attacked from all sides. The result was two hudred dollars in medical bills from a hospital in Bangkok including Rabies immunizations.... More 

Thank Doug-in-SF
Bangkok, Thailand
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you have little time for Lopburi, I recommend to visit this place. There are historical palace, temple, and a museum. It's quiet, clean, and has information for you.

Thank Daotalks
Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very fascinating journey inside 4 millennia of Thai history. The Palace is so beautiful, and its architecture is really unique being a blend of different styles from around the world. I loved the national museum, which is inside the Palace. (Definitely worth 150 bath, if you can't pay 150 bath for a site and museum of this level just make... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This Palace hosts the King Nari festival which I would highly recommend going to do. Lots of stalls with food and gifts are there as well as a huge parade and dances and performances.

Thank Jenny5711
Bangkok, Thailand
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is a significant historical landmark of Lopburi province. Apart from admiring the ancient ruins, there is a lot to learn about this critical period of Thai history when trade and foreign relations with Western countries such as France first commenced. There is a museum within the palace grounds, which is beautifully laid out where you can learn the history... More 

Thank Dew D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Entrance fees for Thais is only 30 baht but a whopping and unfair 150 for farang. A number of farang declined when seeing the admission charge. Museum and grounds very interesting in the daytime. But at night we were fortunate to visit the palace when there was a free outdoor concert. The grounds were well lit and Thais dressed in... More 

Thank SweyneBoy
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We toured the Isan region this November and saw many ancient temples and palaces. This palace in particular seems very unusual to me for some reason. It is an unusual main building with an impressive temple building behind it but small in comparision to some other great temples we have experienced in Thailand. The surrounding grounds are impreccable like most... More 

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