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Phra Thi Nang Vimanmek

Vimanmek Palace is located behind Bangkok's National Assembly and is the worlds largest building made entirely of golden teak. The three storey wooden palace has 81 rooms, halls and ante-rooms, excluding terraces and verandahs. Near the entrance to Vimanmek Palace is the Royal Carriage Museum where 13 royal horse-drawn carriages once used during the reign of King Rama V are collected. The collected is so splendid and regarded to be of great historical value.Vimanmek Palace is located behind Bangkok's National Assembly and is the worlds largest building made entirely of golden teak. The three storey wooden palace has 81 rooms, halls and ante-rooms, excluding terraces and verandahs. Near the entrance to Vimanmek Palace is the Royal Carriage Museum where 13 royal horse-drawn carriages once used during the reign of King Rama V are collected. The collected is so splendid and regarded to be of great historical value.

 Adhisek Dusit Throne Hall

Adhisek Dusit Throne Hall( The Support Museum) , a one storey teak building built in the reign of King Rama V. is situated on the east wing of Vimanmek Throne Hall. Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall is now Thailand's first handicraft museum where Her majesty The Queen collects handicraft masterpieces created by members of Support Foundation. In the museum, visitors find such handicrafts as niellowares, Thai silk with various unique designs, " Lipao " basketry like beautiful trays, handbags studded with jewels in different designs such as green beetle.The compound is open daily from 9.00 am. - 4.00 pm. Admission fee is 50 baht per person. Free guide available.  

Information from: Guide to the Bangkok and attractions in & around Bangkok

 

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