Where : Arun Amarin Road, Siriraj, Bangkok-Noi, Bangkok
Category : Travel / Attractions
Updated by : Admin
Open hours : Daily (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Admission fee: 30 baht
Photo shooting permit: 100 baht, Video shooting permit: 200 baht.
• The King’s personal barge, Suphanahong which was built in 1911. It is 46 metres in length hewn from a single tree and covered with intricate gilt carvings and colorful pieces of glass.
• 52 vessels of the Royal Barge fleet; each is a masterpiece of marine and traditional craftsmanship.
How to go :
• Take ferry at Tha Pra Chan Pier near Thammasat University to Bangkok Noi Pier (Thonburi Train Station)
• Charter a boat from Tha Chang Pier
• Take bus routes 19, 57, 79, 80, 81, 91, 123, 124, 127, 147, 149
What / Why :
The Royal Barge Procession is one of the most spectacular events in the world. From here, visitors can take a look closely at the most important boat of H.M. the King and other impressive vessels used in the ceremony.
For More Information :
Royal Barge National Museum
Tel: (66) 2424 0004
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