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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 02:37
The palace was built when King Taksin moved his capital from Ayutthaya to Thonburi. .Vhen King Rama I came to the throne, he move the capital to Pranakorn and assigned a truste relative to stay on in Wangderm Palace . King rama V donated the palace to be used as the school of Naval Education .
Thone Hall: Built of bricks in the Thai style, this consists of two connected buildings, the north building being the Throne Hall itself and the south builds the Pratinang Kwang, or Transverse Build?ing the Throne Hall is now used for receptions and important ceremonies, while the Transverse Building is used as a reception room for important visitor and for conferences.
The Two Chinese Residences: The larger is a Sino-' Thai building. The roof is in the Chinese style and t -!re are frescos on all its gables. The style of the smaller building is Chinese but the doors and windows have been altered to suit the Thai climate.
Adobe of HM King Pinklao: Built in the Western style, this is thought to be "the first building of this kine in the Rattanakosin period."
Shrine of King Taksin the Great: To the north of the two Chinese residences, the shrine is a mixture of Thai and Western styles, and houses the style of King Taksin.
Royal Thai Navy Wangderm Palace Wangderm Road Wat Arun Sub-District Bangkokyai District Bangkok 10600
Phone: (662) 475-4117 466-9355
Bus:19 57 83
1. Chao Phraya Express Boat: Tha Tien Pier
2. Ferry: Tha Tien Pier F Wat Arun Pier
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Free Admission,but must be in group with written request one week in adcance to the Museum Director
Listed By Fine Arts Dept :
Thai Architecture Award :
Taking photo inside Blge.
Royal Thai Navy
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 02:44