The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace

Life Swift
Published on September 21, 2023
The Grand Palace

To construct the city walls and public buildings, hundreds of boats convey bricks and rubble from the ruins of Ayutthaya. The main formation of the new city at that time (and now) was the Grand Palace

(1), where King Rama I took house or habitation.
Formation built alongside the Grand Palace was temples and other place for adoration, as well as ex building executive. As the Royal Chapel, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaeo

(2) Absorb one quarter of the Grand Palace compound.
It houses the Emerald Buddha, the most admire Buddha image in Thailand. There is a severe dress cipher for visitors to the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most holy place.

Since establish of Bangkok, the Grand Palace has been the main architectural emblem of the Thai Royal Family. For about 150 years, the Grand Palace was not only the executive house of the King but also the total managerial place of government. In the reign of King Rama V, the royal house of the kings was migrating to Dusit Palace. Now the grand palace hosts royal protocol and state receipt.

Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan (WAT PHO)

Of all the monasteries of the first class Royal temples, this is the main, as it was constructing by monarchs alongside the Royal Grand Palace. Initially, it was an old temple from the Ayutthaya time named Wat Photharam, and people have always called it Wat Pho. We still perform today. In the reign of King Rama III there were no printed books, and people in common did not have access to the education obtainable in temples.

Desire to remedy this, the king command texts to be carve on stone slabs throughout the temple which people could read and learn from. As a result, Wat chetuphon came to be review as “The first university in Thailand”

Chao phor seua shrine

This Chinese holy place has a long history and is admire by the Chinese group. It was initially discover on Bamrung Muang Road, but when the road was broaden in reign of King Rama V, and border with new buildings, Phraya Chodeuk Ratchasetthi (Khien) reconstruct it on land contribute by King, which is now Tanao Road.

Dusit Zoo

The Dusit Zoo, widely known as Khao Din Wana, was constructing by King Rama V as part of his direct park and is adjoining to the Royal Palace. After his reign, the park was left unheeded for years. In 1938, the government lead by Prime Minister Field Marshal Jomphol Por Phibulsongkram asked the King Rama VIII to provide the park to Bangkok City Municipality to be open as a public zoo. Home to over 2,500 species of domestic and international animals, Dusit Zoo distribute well a green leisure spot for people from all over the country as well as an outsider learning venue for students. Dusit Zoo is proud to be the only zoo that houses ‘Chao Petch’, the rare albino barking deer. Artifacts from World War II are also found here.

Chatuchak park

Chatuchak Park was built following the royal creativity of HM the King Rama IX on the auspicious occasion of his 48th Birthday on the 5th of December 1975. A paradise on earth for health lovers, the park is ideal for all kinds of recreational activities including walking, running, boat rowing, going out on pedal’s, and working out at different stations. Nearby, in the same compound, is discovering the Railway Museum where the Railway standing Building (Hor Kiattibhumi Rotfai) exhibits the history and development of railway and transport in Thailand.

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