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Doi Tung Royal Villa

Mae Fa Luang, Thailand
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The royal residence of HRH the late Princess Mother formerly served as her base of operations to monitor the work progress at the Doi Tung Development Project. It has since been transformed into a symbol of the Princess Mother's commitment to improving the local people's quality of life.
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“royal family” (24 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I was so surprised when entering as the gardens were spectacular. So well laid out and kept immaculate So many colours and a different aspect around each cornor. The steps were quite steep to go in and I was worried about climbing them again but...More

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The mother of the late King Rama XI had this wonderful villa built. It is designed much like a Swiss Chalet with Thai interior. The walking tour with headphones is wonderful and explains most of what you are able to view. The detail throughout are...More

Thank JamHam
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely place to visit for a morning or afternoon, this house is built almost entirely of wood, but in a European style. You can take audio tours around it using the devices provided, and you get some quite stunning views from the balconies. It is...More

Thank Elliot C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The late Kings Mother lived here and it was a simple but elegant place. An awesome view and the surrounding grounds was beautifully kept. Worth touring.

Thank Marysusan2015
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had only planned to spend about an hour there but when we started to look around we decided to spend the day. The villa is beautiful and in excellent condition. The gardens are amazing and the views from around the area are great. The...More

Thank Mike_Mc_2016
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited both the royal villa and the beautiful gardens during our visit. The late King's mother lived at the villa during her latter years. The audio in English is excellent and gives an accurate account of her simple life and how she assisted the...More

Thank Leo R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

it was very interesting to visit the villa. a beautiful property. a bit emotional as the king had died just a few weeks before my visit. there is a beautiful view of the mountains from the villa

Thank david l
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The villa consisted of two places, a garden and a royal house. Combined entrance fee was THB200 for each adult. The villa was built by King Rama VIII and IX's mother. And it was said that she built the place to encourage locals to change...More

Thank Bestlambert
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Royal Villa has a good English audio guide. It's a very nice place to see how the late King's mother lived. There are some beautiful displays in some rooms and the balcony offers a great view of the village and hills. Also there is...More

Thank Masa G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We saw all of the attractions in Mae Fa Luang and this was one of the highlights. Even though I didn't know much about Thai royalty, it was still very cool to get such an inside look at the Princess Mother's personal life. The handsets...More

Thank TheTravellingKitty
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Response from Nathalie G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, All my apologizes for the delay. I cannot tell you since we did it by ourselves. I am quite sure there are daily tours. Another option could be to find a driver. If you do so, maybe go back to Chiang Mai at... More
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