King's Birthday Celebration Arc, Bangkok

This Chinese-style ceremonial gate is located at the Odeon Circle.

This Chinese-style ceremonial gate is located at the Odeon Circle. It was built by Thais of Chinese descent to show their loyalty to King Bhumibol, and officially revealed on his 72nd birthday on 5 December 1999. The four Chinese characters on the arch mean 'Long Live The King' and are in the handwriting of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
















About King's Birthday Celebration Arc

 Odeon Circle

King's Birthday Celebration Arc and Nearby Sights on Map

Wat Benchamabophit

The newest of Bangkok's famous temples, this unique wat has been constructed during the reign of King Rama V

King Rama VI Statue

Located in front of Lumphini Park, the statue was sculpted by Professor Corado Feroci, an Italian sculptor that in Thailand is better known as Silpa Bhirasri

Numthong Gallery

This art gallery shows works of some of the hottest upcoming Thai artists

King Rama V Equestrian Statue

The entrance to the Dusit Palace is a gigantic motorway with the statue of King Rama V (Chulalongkorn) riding a stallion right in the centre

Bank of Thailand Museum

The museum building is in the Bang Khum Phrom Palace, a former royal residence of HRH Prince Boriphat Sukhumphan, the 33rd son of King Rama V (Chulalongkorn)

Government House

Dusit Palace

The Dusit Palace is a large complex of 13 royal residences and few other buildings built by King Rama V on Rattanakosin Island in the early 20th century

Press Museum

The Thai Press Museum traces the development of the press and journalism from the times of absolute monarchy to the present day through exhibits with wax models working on them

Dusit Zoo

The zoo is a good destination for families and children with animals such as giraffes, zebras, deer, hippos, elephants and tigers

Suan Dusit Art Gallery

Suan Dusit Art Gallery is located inside Suan Dusit Rajabhat University in the Dusit district