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Historical Bangkok Tour by Electric Bike
"Explore the Historical Bangkok by the electric bicycle to fully enjoy the easy day and no worry about sweating or tiring. You can even set different level of electric assist to match your pace or get exercise if you want.After meeting your guide we will take a short transfer to our bike store get a bike fitting to ensure a comfortable ride. The first stop is Wat Arun its part of the former palace of the Thonburi as a former capital of Thais. Then we will stop at Wat Kanlayanamit to see the biggest sitting Buddha in Bangkok and the Biggest bell in Thailand. And just right next to the temple there are an old Portuguese Chuch set on the river bank. They are famous from their cupcakes which is made by the 5th generation of Portuguese people in Thailand.After riding through hidden alleyways in the west side of Bangkok You will take the ferry to the East side where the Chinatown is and take a break at a rooftop restaurant get a refreshing drink.Then you continue on to Chinatown. The next stop is Trimitr Temple to see the biggest Buddha statue in the world (5.5 we will head to Wat Pho to see the origin of Thai massage and the beautiful 42 meter long Reclining Buddha. After Wat Pho
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Bangkok Self-Guided Audio Tour
"The unique and exciting city of Bangkok has a plethora of narrow streets to visit as well as some of the most historical and intricate Buddhist Temples in Thailand such as Wat Pho and Wat Suthat Thep Wararam. On this audio tour you will see one o the Emerald Buddha and will get the chance to explore Thailand's History at the Bangkok Museum. You will also see the Democracy Monument the National Gallery Ho Sin Chaofah the grand Royal Palace and the Sanam Luang. This tour takes you on the must see and must do's in this vibrant city. As an audio tour this tour is completely your own. Move at your own pace spending as long as you want at the places you like most."""
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Private Tour: Bangkok at Night
"Drive to Wat Suthat and The Giant Swing. Wat Suthat is a royal temple and construction begun by King Rama I in 1807. Further construction and decorations were carried out by King Rama II who helped carve the wooden doors but the temple was not completed until the reign of King Rama III in 1847.From Wat Suthat we continue on foot passing Bangkok Metropolitan Office to Democracy Monument. We stop for dinner at Hotel D' Moc's restaurant then travelling by tram around Ratanakosin area with the fantastic views of The Must-See attractions in Bangkok such as the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall the Golden Mount Wat Ratchanaddaram the Democracy Monument
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Democracy Monument

Built to commemorate the 1932 revolution that ended the absolute monarchy and brought about the nation's first constitution. The four wings are each 24 meters high, signifying the 24th of June date...
Ewingjr98
May 05, 2007

The Democracy Monument

Many times we travel pass this place as it is located in the middle of a traffic roundabout on Ratchadamnon Road. This place reminds our moment of first constitution. The Democracy Monument was...
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Wann
Oct 24, 2006

Democracy Monument

This very recognisable monument was constructed in 1932, as a symbol of the transition from absolute monarcy to constitutional monarchy in Thailand. This is the site of pro-democracy rallies.I took...
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thedouglas
Jun 16, 2006

Democracy Monument

The 24m tall Democracy Monument was made to commemorate Thailand's 1932 switch from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy. It was here that many Thais were killed protesting against a...
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Blatherwick
Aug 08, 2005

Democracy Monument - Best After 11.00pm

Democracy Monument in Banglamphu on Ratchadamnoen Road looks so much more impressive at night when the lights are turned up and the traffic dies down.The monument appears every night on Thai TV with...
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Bangkokjoe
Jul 04, 2005

DEMOCRACY MONUMENT

While out seeing the Golden Mountain, my brother and I walked back to Khao San road and stopped by the Democracy Monument. The sun was just starting to go down and the traffic all around, it was quite...
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mamasan69
May 12, 2005

Democracy Monument

Definitely the most dangerous monument I visited, the democracy monument stands proud from the center of Rajadamnoen Road. Crossing the traffic to see it, well, I might not do again. If you are not...
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Jmill42
Mar 24, 2004

Democracy Monument

Why did Yen and I want to get really close to the monument? Because there were flowers blooming at the base around it. There's a fountain to the left that I dipped my hand into to cool off as I stood...
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syllybabe
Aug 31, 2003

Democracy Monument

Built to commemorate the change from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy in 1932, the monument has 4 main wings measuring 25m tall and a traditional Thai tray carrying the...
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syllybabe
Aug 31, 2003

Democracy Monument

The monument was constructed during the early 1930's to commemorate Thailand's first constitotion. This monument is located in Ratchadamneon Ave. If you like to go in the center in it, you just have...
yen_2
Aug 28, 2003

On one of the main avenues

You will surely go past this monument many times in Bangkok. There are many pictures of the Royal family around it.
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sabrina_florida
Feb 17, 2007

Democracy Monument

If you will stay in the Khaosan Road, just remember Democracy Monument and it is already walking distance to the backpacker's place.
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shintarojon
May 20, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Democracy Monument

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Patong Horror Show

They have turned a big house into a horror show and my girlfriend likes horror movies so we decided to go and take a look. And it turned out to be a great success (at least for my girlfriend :-) We...
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Mahakan Fort

after the sack of ayuthaya and the fall of the ayuthaya empire to the burmese in the 17th century. the present Chakri Dynasty became the leader of thailand and to defend the new capital of bangkok...
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Saranrom Park

King Rama IV had this garden, located across the road from the Grand Palace, built along with the Saranrom Palace in 1866 on the former area of Tuk Din. Construction of the palace was not completed...
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City Pillar Shrine - Lak Muang

This is located not far from the Royal Palace. The City Pillar is another place in Bangkok where people go and pray and if their prayer is answered they pay the dancers here to dance for them as a way...
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Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall

The Abhisek Dusik Throne Hall is one of the distinctive buildings in Dusit Palace. It is located on the north exit of The Ananta Samakorn Throne Hall, facing a big green garden. This could be the only...
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Phra Sumen Fort

Phra Sumen Fort is one of only two fort remaining in Bangkok that were constructed to defend the city from invasions. In 1782 King Rama I ascended to the throne. He decided to move the Capitol of...
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