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Tha Chang Pier

Tha Chang (jetée éléphant) a été construit sous le règne du roi Rama I (1782-1809). Autrefois, éléphants du Grand Palais ont été amenés à cette zone pour prendre un bain. Maintenant, Tha Chang a une jetée de ferry, avec un certain nombre de magasins de vente au détail et un marché. Au coin de la zone Tha Chang, il y a des vieux shophouses construits pendant le règne du Roi Rama V (1868-1910) avec un beau fronton de plâtre, pilastres, et de stuc.


Université Silpakorn

The leading Thai university in fine arts, archaeology, and many other faculties. Established in 1943 by Italian born art professor Corrado Feroci. In the reign of King Rama I, (1782-1809) the area of Silpakorn University was the site of three palaces.

Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaeo)

Constructed simultaneously with the establishment of Rattanakosin in 1782 by King Rama I the Great, the complex covers a total area of 60 acres and comprises 2 major quarters; the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaeo).

Saranrom Palace

The palace lies to the east of the Royal Grand Palace, it was built during the reign of King Rama IV. In 1868 King Rama V gave Saranrom Palace to his eldest brother, Prince Kroma Phra Chakrabaddibongse. Later this palace has been used as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where state guests were received. King Rama VI lived here until he ascended the throne when he then returned the palace to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1926.

Saranrom Park

Saranrom Royal Garden was built in 1868 and the park was later created in 1874. There are many interesting monuments and one of them is the memorial of Queen Sunantha Kumareerat who passed away from a boating accident in 1880 when she was still young.