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Vimanmek Mansion

16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
+66 2 628 6300
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Closed for renovation Built by King Rama V, this palace is the largest teak structure in the world featuring a unique blend of Victorian and delicate Thai architecture.
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16 Ratchawithi Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This mansion is closed as of 25 June 2017. We asked the guards nearby and they said it is closed, and will be closed for a long, long time. Perhaps contacting them prior to the visit is a good idea. Otherwise, a visit to the...More

4  Thank Foong Y
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a traditional palace and the building made entirely of golden teak. Leave your cameras and mobile phones when you entering the room of Vimanmek Mansion. There will be double checking before entering the room. So many staff here to check you. Leave your...More

4  Thank Marry E
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Mansion site is now totally enclosed in steel sheeting. I spoke to a local guide who said it will be 'many many months' before it re-opens. This is our second time of going all the way out there to find it closed.

7  Thank Norman C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

After searching online I couldn't be sure that the palace was closed so we decided to check it out. We were dropped at an entrance opposite the zoo where a security guard from the parliament building next door told us the palace was shut so...More

12  Thank Smitch83
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Its elaborate architectural style reflects a western influence. Some rooms house exhibitions of art works, there is a silverware display room, a ceramic display room, a glassware display room and an ivory display room.Much to see for history buffs, fabulous building in teak. An entrance...More

1  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Historical building. + Very nice house and garden. We did not take a guided tour which I think can be recommended. + small food court within premises. Very good cheap food. Among the best street food we ate in Bangkok. Mains for 40-50 baht. Kids...More

2  Thank 72pontus
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went all the way to Dusit Park to visit Vimanmek Mansion just to find it was closed for restoration until further notice! What a disappointment! Appreciate the Thailand Tourism Authority provide this kind of information publicly. Besides us, there are a couple of Spanish...More

4  Thank Ngan H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I went here in 1999, and it was not crowded, they had Thai Dancing on the grass, and at the end of the tour you went through an amazing museum. The our is 16 to 20 minutes long, and it is extremely crowded, they did...More

1  Thank WonTravel
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We visited Vimanmek Mansion at about 10.30am on a summer day, the temperature outside is over 30oC. We had to wait under sunlight for about 45 minutes. Worrying that the kids can get ill in such a hot weather, we took them to the small...More

5  Thank ThangNT
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is a place where King Rama V ever lived. The mansion is quite big but to enter there are many strict rules like for women there are no short pant and tanktop. Also no camera allowed inside the mansion but you can take the...More

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When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd
almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city.
The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens
wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and
the serenity here is in stark contrast with the
chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit
is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the
rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit
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22 October 2017|
Response from tilo29 |
Hello I want to go there ... did you have an anwer ? is it still closed ? best Tilo
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