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As with the other foundations and medical centres in the area, this charity also has an impressive shrine known as the Guang Dong Shrine.
As with the other foundations and medical centres in the area, this charity also has an impressive shrine known as the Guang Dong Shrine. This 130-year old shrine was built in a traditional Chinese architectural style and used to be a meeting place of overseas Chinese from the Guangdong region in China. It has been built mostly with construction materials and Buddha images from their homeland.
5/3-5/5 Charoen Krung Rd
+66 2 226-5704
One of the larger and more open Chinese shrines in Bangkok, the Li Thi Miew Shrine is not a sight where you'll find many tourists
Varadis Palace was formerly the residence of Prince Damrong Rajanupharb, and houses a library and museum dedicated to him
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
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
The newest of Bangkok's famous temples, this unique wat has been constructed during the reign of King Rama V
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
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