Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

Where : 1281 Phetchakasem Road, inside Rama 6 Camp, Cha-Am, Phetchaburi 76120

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), Sat-Sun (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), except Wed.

Fee : Admission fee: 90 baht. (Ticket sold until 4:00 p.m.)

Hilight :

• An Italian architect designed palace, with a dazzling composition of verandahs and latticework in regal proportions, a two-storied wooden pavilion with a series of connecting halls and a long corridor leading to the sea
• Residential halls, and royal drawing, sitting and reading rooms.
• A two-story open pavilion next to the central hall, once used as a royal meeting place and theater

Activity :

Relax and ride a bicycle or a golf cart around the sylvan well-designed compound

 

How to go :

• By car: From Bangkok, take Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri - Pak Tho), passing Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, and Pak Tho district, and take Highway No. 4 to Phetchaburi
• By train: Depart from Hualumphong Station and Thon Buri (Bangkok-Noi Station) to Phetchaburi and Cha-Am

 

What / Why :

The summer seaside palace, often referred to as "the Palace of Love and Hope" is located midway between Cha-am and Hua Hin. It was built in 1923 under the royal command of King Rama VI, using golden teakwood from the demolished Hat Chao Samran Palace.

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Author :

• Visitors should dress appropriately: shirts with sleeves, and long pants or skirts.
• Photo taking is strictly prohibited in the building area.

For More Information :

Contact : • Maruekhathaiyawan Palace Foundation
Tel: (66) 3250 8443-5
Fax: (66) 3250 8039
• Maruekhathaiyawan Palace Office at Ruen Reudi Palace
69 Sukhumvit 38, Sukhumvit Road, Khlongtoey, Bangkok 10110.

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