Dusit Palace (also known as Suan Dusit) is a large compound consisting of royal palaces, mansions, throne halls and several museums. Home to the deceased King Bhumibol Aduljadeh and his wife Queen Sirikitt, this site plays an important role to the royal family and is one of the main landmarks of Bangkok.
Located at the Dusit District north of Rattanakosin Island, adjacent to the Dusit Zoo, this place houses several attractions.
- Ananta Samakhon Throne Hall – Impressive Throne Hall in Renaissance style
- Vimanmek Royal teak Mansion – Teak wooden building that had been used by King Rama V as mansion
- Suan Hang Residential Hall – Former residence of Queen Savang Vadhana
- Tammak Ho Throne Hall – Two level building, build on the occasion of the wedding of the son of King Chulalongkorn (closed for public)
- Royal Carriage Museum – Displaying carriages from the 20th century
- Royal Elephant Museum – Former elephant stables, museum displaying infos about elephants in Thai cultue and history
- Royal Photography Museum – Displaying photos taken by King Bhumibol, who was an enthusiastic photographer
- Antique Clock Museum
- Cloth and Silk Museum
- Pottery Museum
Location: Dusit district (north of Rattanakosin Island), Bangkok
How to get there: The best way to get there is by taxi. The nearest BTS station is Ratchathewi Station and it takes 50 - 100 THB depending on the traffic
Opening Hours: 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Entrance Fee: 100 THB for all buildings except Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (150 THB) and the Royal Elephants Museum (50 THB)