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Private: Half Day Tour of Vimanmek Museum in Bangkok
"Located behind the National Assembly in Bangkok the Vimanmek Museum is also known as the “Palace in the Clouds” and is the world's largest golden teakwood mansion. On this 4-hour tour you will explore the museum complex home to the treasures that King Chulalongkorn collected on his trips to Europe. The 3-storey palace contains 81 rooms including halls and ante-chambers. Removed from Ko Si Chang in Chonburi Province it was rebuilt in the Dusit Palace in 1900 by the command of King Rama V. Many rooms maintain the atmosphere of the past. Most of the buildings are now used as museums including the outstanding Abhisek Dusit Hall
From THB1,388.00
Countryside Bike Tour Including Floating Markets and Canal Boat Ride
"Meet your experienced guide upon hotel pickup in Bangkok and begin your full-day tour with a drive to Tha Kha Floating Market located 37 miles (60 km) outside the city. Take a boat ride through the canal stopping at a local home that makes coconut sugar the old-fashioned way. Return to the market by boat with your guide and enjoy the opportunity to stroll around for a bit of browsing before departing by bicycle. Once you’re fitted with your bike and helmet pedal through the countryside to the second floating market of the day Damnoen Saduak
From THB4,500.00
Bangkok Bike and Dine
"After meeting your guide in Bangkok ride along the back lanes of Rattanakosin Island to the boat pier and take a ferry across the Chao Phraya River to the oldest Chinese settlement in the city. View the enormous sitting Buddha at Wat Kalayanamitr situated on the riverfront in Thonburi. Your next stop is the old Portuguese settlement of Santa Cruz with its ornate Italian-style Catholic church. Step inside a family-owned bakery here and bite into a Portuguese cupcake accompanied by a cup of coffee and some history shared by your guide. Cycling on you’ll come to Masjid Bang Luang the oldest standing mosque in Bangkok
From THB2,500.00

Phra Sumen Fort Tips (15)

Phra Sumen Fort

This Old Fort protecting the city was built in 1783 and guards the city from attack via the Chao Praya River. The main keep of the forts in an octagonal building painted a brilliant white. This was...
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Oct 17, 2016

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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Jul 15, 2015

Phra Sumeru Fortress

Phra Sumeru FortressLocated on Phra Athit Road.InformationName: Phra Sumeru FortressTheme: Monument, a small park, view to Chao Praya river and a castleClose to: Chao Praya RiverLocation: Chao Praya...
Jul 29, 2014

Phra Sumen Forttress

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Khao San Rd and wander to the river and head towards where the river meets Banglampu canal and you will find this fortress. Best go when it is dark as it is lit...
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Mar 07, 2012

Phra Sumen Fort

One of the two remaining forts in old Bangkok, Phra Sumen Fort was constructed in 1783 to fortify the old city during the reign of King Rama I. When Bangkok was established as the new capital, forts...
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Oct 25, 2009


This Fort is one of two remaining in Old Bangkok. There used to be 14 Forts. During the reign of King Rama 1, these Forts were built as a defence against the approaching Burmese. The Burmese had...
Jun 28, 2009

Old Fort In The Park

Phra Sumen Fort is one of two forts that have survived to give us abit of a glimse of what is still left of "old Siam".You can still see the white washed hexagonal -shape concrete fort ,cannons and...
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Sep 23, 2008


Phra Sumen Fortress (also known as Phra Sumeru) is built by Rama I around 1783 to defend the royal palaces situated in Ratanakosin when Bangkok became the official capital of Thailand. The royal court...
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Jun 21, 2008

Bangkok´s old fort.

This fort was part of a series of fortress (13 forts) built during the kingdom fo Rama I to protect the city, the fort has two levels for battlements (were cannons were placed) and an observation...
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Apr 07, 2008

Phra Sumeru Fort and relaxing area around..

If you happen to stay in Khao san Rd. here this place you can come for relaxing. At Phra Athit Rd, there's a nice park with nice Thai Parvillion and Phra Sumeru Fort located. It's the largest existing...
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Sep 01, 2006

Phra Sumen Fort

Phra Sumen Fort is the hexagonal-shape concrete fort built in 1783 during the reign of King Rama I. Originally the city was moated and walled with 14 forts at intervals along it. The fort has two...
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Mar 07, 2006

Laid back evening at Phra Sumen Fort Park.

Everyday at 6:00 PM. There's free aerobic dance exercise class here. Music will be too loud (and those tracks they pick are just awful) but it's fun to see bunch of people excersing and dancing! come...
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Feb 15, 2006
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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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Silpakorn Fine Arts University

" Silpakorn Fine Arts University " I graducated from there. The unversity developed from school of fine arts in 1943 under supervision of Italian artist Corrado Feroci or Prof Slip Bhirasri and...
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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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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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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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Democracy Monument

The Democracy Monument was built in 1939 to commemorated the change in power from absolute rule by the Monarchy to a Constitutional Monarchy. While this was considered a Coup, the people to today are...
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Banglupo Pier, Chao Phraya River, Bangkok


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