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Vimanmek Mansion - Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall (Dusit Palace grounds), Bangkok

Vimanmek Mansion was built in 1900 under the reign of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). King Rama V moved from the Grand Palace and stayed at Vimanmek Mansion till 1906. The mansion was not uninhabited for long periods during the ensuing years. However, in 1982 it was renovated for use as a museum to commemorate King Rama V. Vimanmek Mansion is the world's largest golden teakwood mansion with an architectural style reflecting Western influence. It houses photographs, personal art and handicrafts of King Rama V area.
Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall (1903) is a one-storey building and served as a throne hall for the Dusit Palace. The wooden building is decorated with intricate floral designs.
The Dusit Palace garden grounds contain many more renovated buildings and various museums. The compound is large, and the environment makes for pleasurable walks.
Exhibits include : Photography by King Bhumibol (Rama IX), Ancient Clocks, Antique Textiles, Ban Chiang Pottery, Royal Paraphernalia.
Direction : Take BTS to Victory Monument. From there you take various buses to Vimanmek Mansion and Dusit Palace ground.


European Style Statue at Vimanmek Mansion
European Style Statue at Vimanmek Mansion,
Dusit Palace, Bangkok
Suan Hong Residential Hall, close to Wimanmek Mansion
Suan Hong Residential Hall, exhibiting
Royal Ceremonial Photography
  Suan Hong Residential Hall, Dusit Palace
Suan Hong Residential Hall
Vimanmek Mansion
Vimanmek Mansion, the largest teak building in the world
  Vimanmek Mansion, Dusit Palace
Vimanmek Mansion, Dusit Palace, Bangkok
Wimanmek Mansion at Dusit Palace grounds in Bangkok
Wimanmek Mansion at Dusit Palace grounds in Bangkok
 
Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall
Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall at Dusit Palace in Bangkok
Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall at Dusit Palace in Bangkok
  Ceiling Decoration at Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall
Ceiling Decoration at Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall,
Dusit Palace, Bangkok
Royal Paraphernalia Exhibition, Dusit Palace
Royal Paraphernalia Exhibition, Dusit Palace, Bangkok
  Anantasamakhom Throne Hall, Bangkok
Anantasamakhom Throne Hall previously
housed the Thai parlement.
European Style Statue Detail, Vimanmek Mansion
European Style Statue Detail, Vimanmek Mansion, Bangkok
   

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Content, including images, by Guido Vanhaleweyk, Bangkok.