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Built in commemoration of Bangkok's 150th anniversary celebrations in 1932, the monument is situated at the foot of Pathom Boromrachanuson or Rama I the Great Memorial Bridge on the Bangkok side.
Built in commemoration of Bangkok's 150th anniversary celebrations in 1932, the monument is situated at the foot of Pathom Boromrachanuson or Rama I the Great Memorial Bridge on the Bangkok side. King Rama I was the first king in the Royal House of Chakri and founder of Bangkok as the capital of the Kingdom of Siam, as Thailand was formerly known. He was born in Ayutthaya, one of Thailand's former capitals, on 20 March, 1736, accessed to the throne on 6 April, 1782, and passed away 27 years later.
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The building is designed by the French-Swiss architect Charles Beguelin in 1906 in a neo-classical style that popular with King Rama VI and King Rama VII
This is a monument to the Thai expeditionary force that fought in the European battlefield during World War I
This monument dedicated to King Rama III was built by the Fine Arts Department in 1990
Wat Saket was built outside of the former city walls in the late 18th-century in the reign of King Rama I
The Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall explores the history of Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok's royal city where the Grand Palace, Wat Po and National Museum are located
Wat Ratchanaddaram is a temple compound built by order of King Rama III in 1846
The temple was built in 1836, during the reign of King Rama III
Completely occupying a roundabout on a major thoroughfare is the Democracy Monument
This privately funded gallery was established after the request of HM Queen Sirikit who wanted a permanent venue for the exhibition of Thai arts
Varadis Palace was formerly the residence of Prince Damrong Rajanupharb, and houses a library and museum dedicated to him