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Vimanmek Mansion, Bangkok

3.6
#12 of 88 in Museums in Bangkok
Visit one of the world's largest teakwood structures at Vimanmek Mansion, an early 20th-century complex known for its lush gardens. Built in 1900 as a royal palace, the mansion once provided a home for King Rama V. Renovated in 1982, the palace now commemorates the king's life and displays his photographs and art collection, as well as other Thai national heritage artifacts. Guided tours in Thai and English are available. Remember to dress conservatively when visiting this site--inappropriate clothes include shorts, ripped pants, and T-shirts. To visit Vimanmek Mansion on your holiday in Bangkok, and find out what else Bangkok has to offer, use our Bangkok trip itinerary tool .
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  • Unfortunately we couldn't have the chance to see it again. It was one of my favourite places in Bangkok, and it seems that it is going under endless renovation  more »
  • As of July 31 2018 Vimanmek Mansion is closed; wish I had read TA before going. Also Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is closed I don’t know how long for as I don’t speak Thai and the security guard doesn’...  more »
  • still closed. Wanted to visit and check the place but still under renovation. saddd :(((( for people who wanted to visit you can ride a bus from victory monument. bus # is 12. Fare is 9baht only  more »
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  • Unfortunately closed completly - no entance to the whole areal allowed! We planed a whole day trip especially to this attraction - but we went there to stand infront of the high walls...
  • I wish I could even endorse this one pitiful star. Negative five stars would be more fitting. We planned an entire day trip around these grounds. The ENTIRE AREA IS CLOSED and fenced off with massive walls so that nothing is even visible. Atrociously disappointing. Good luck.
  • It was one of the best places to visit in Bangkok when it was opened to the public.
  • As of July 31 2018 Vimanmek Mansion is closed; wish I had read TA before going. Also Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is closed I don’t know how long for as I don’t speak Thai and the security guard doesn’t speak English but judging by the fence around the property my guess is that it will be closed for a while to come...
  • We arrived on Sunday morning around 11:30 but realized it was closed including old congress building since last year. Cannot find this info at hotel or website even Google map didn’t reflect close status. What an April fool joke!
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