Designed using neo-classical renaissance style, the building was completed under the orders of King Rama V in 1915 with the help of two Italian architects. Beneath a large central dome the hall was used to house the first Thai Parliament after it was completed.
As a museum, the building now showcases several permanent exhibits featuring the works of national artists as well as handicrafts designed by students of the Chitralada Vocational Center. Guided tours are available on most days. Just be mindful that as a royal establishment, a strict dress code applies.
Tours & Tickets
Historically, the Thai capital Bangkok was crisscrossed by khlongs (canals), and gained the nickname "Venice of the East". Khlongs were used for ... Read more
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)