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Address: Rachatiwi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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Country retreat

Built in 1909, this was a country retreat for King Rama V and where his Queen lived out the rest of her days after his death. Free admission and guided tour so a should visit if... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2015
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Built in 1909, this was a country retreat for King Rama V and where his Queen lived out the rest of her days after his death. Free admission and guided tour so a should visit if it is on your route. There is a cozy onsite cafe with old world charm where one can relax after the tour.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 19 January 2013 via mobile

The Palace is opened for a free guided tour on Tue., Thu., Sat. and Sun.. The tour guide is extremely knowledgeable and full of passion. Can't really believe it's free of charge with such a long, fully packed half day tour. Shouldn't miss the coffee shop "Norasingha" also. worth a visit. cosy atmosphere and meaningful history. (not sure about the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

After reading an article about it, I decided to check it out. It really does not hold too much promise in terms of amazement and surprises. It's up to you if you really want to check out where the Queen used to stay for her short-break. However, if you are expecting something more charming like the temples and the ruins,... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2012

This beautiful palace is off the track and away from the crowds - even some locals don't realise it's open to the public on Saturdays. The receptionist/guide is very helpful, answered all our questions knowledgably and even unlocked extra rooms for us when we showed interest. Without the crowds the palace feels luxurious and relaxing. The architecture is a Thai... More 

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