Royal Barge National Museum

Royal Barge National Museum

Where : Arun Amarin Road, Siriraj, Bangkok-Noi, Bangkok

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Daily (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Fee : Admission fee: 30 baht
Photo shooting permit: 100 baht, Video shooting permit: 200 baht.

Hilight :

• 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.

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For More Information :

Contact : Royal Barge National Museum
Tel: (66) 2424 0004  

Site : http://www.thailandmuseum.com

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