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 The Bowon Niwet

The building is located on Phra Sumen Road, in Banglamphu area. Built in 1829, it is the shrine -hall of Phra Phutthachinasri which was molded in a about 1357. Wat Bowon Niwet is one of the most important temples of Bangkok, whose one - time chief abbot was King Rama IV before he ascended the throne. Other Chakri Kings who had resided here during their monk hood include King Rama IV and King Rama VII, as well as His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  Democracy Monument

Located on Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue. It was conceived and constructed during the administration of the late Field Marshal Plaek Phibulsongkhram to commemorate the the peaceful change - over form absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy on June 24, 1932. It was officially dedicated on June 24, 1940.

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

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