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13 Aug 2019
“The very nice former Palace of King Rama VI, great architecture and interiors”
27 Jun 2018
“Relaxing”
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Reviewed 14 August 2019

This is the former palace of King Rama the 6th that is now part of the army residence and hospital. It was built 99 years ago, about 1920. We ate lunch in the coffee shop and it is really a very nice room with a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Back to the classic European and Thai style combined building. Feeling really peaceful and relaxing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 991jeremiahp
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Phya Thai Palace may be one of the most overlooked attractions in Bangkok. It is well worth visiting and is not as crowded as rhe Grand Palace or Wimanmek Teak Palace. The building has served many roles over the past century, from palace, to hotel,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank TravellersWake
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Whatever you do, spend some time in the restaurant/coffee shop - it's like stepping back 100 years through a magical time warp machine. The experience of being in that beautiful space is worth the trip on its own. Check when the palace is open. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank LearnAsIgo13
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This former King Rama VI palace is in the vicinity of army hospital but it opens for public with free guided tour , please check at the place. It's western style , not overluxurious home where the former king RamaVI lived and there is classic...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This place is only open on Saturdays and Sundays. There is an English speaking guide that will show you around the area and educate you about the place's history. Entrance is free. No shorts and revealing outfits allowed. Best to bring a shawl for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Xabri
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This place was King Rama VI palace, then luxury hotel, first radio station in Thailand, and now a museum in Pha Mong Kooj Klow Hospital. It is designed by arjarn Silp Pherasri, no.1 Italian artist at that time. This place is not as grand as...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank luviwase
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting guided tour of main rooms and Italian gardens Tour guide very good and knowledgeable tour in Thai and English. The palace has been a palace, hospital and hotel and is undergoing some extensive renovation, the rooms you do see are mostly devoid of any...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bangerschris
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I went along December 2016 I just turned up by myself and walked in not knowing what to expect. Was told at the reception desk that I had to go as part of a guided tour? Ok,no problem. The tour guide was showing us around...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely small building adjoining the Military Hospital which was built within its grounds. Much of building closed in December and the majority of the tour was in the form of two videos presented in Thai. As many of the visitors were either European or Japanese...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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