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Sanam luang is located in the centre of Bangkok,
Jiatian Square, also known as Royal Tian Square, is facing the Grand Palace and the Jade Buddha Temple. It used to be the Royal Court. It is now used to hold celebrations of the Royal and...More
Adjacent to The Grand Palace, these playing fields and public park, this was a place for Royal cremations in the past, it has been a Royal Park sine King Rama I.
It has since been used for everything from growing rice to major exhibitions.
From the Grand Palace I walked around where groups of tourists are lining up for security inspection. At first I was wondering where or which is Sanam Luang?
I asked one street vendor and with her index finger she was pointing to the green area...More
Sanam Luang used to be open from all sides and people would gather here especially in the evenings to socialize. At some point the authorities decided to put a fence around it and convert part of the field into a square. Perhaps for the purpose...More
Big open space area north of Royal Palace for special purpose celebration, royal or religious. In the meantime used as a car park for tour buses. Open for business until 6 pm (as convient shortcut for passers by).
On the way to the Grand Palace Complex, I walked past Sanam Luang.
After having been used last year as the site of the late Thai King’s cremation, the Sanam Luang was bare during my visit to Bangkok. The Royal Crematorium, Pavilions, and all the...More
Normally, it's just big plain area build for special event like royal family member's funeral. nothing to do much but it's surrounded by other attraction places. ie, Royal castle, emeral Buddha, musuem, Wat Pho and etc. if you go to those places you can walk...More
Unfortunately, this large park across from the Grand Palace is closed - temporarily. It was used for the King’s cremation ceremony back in October 2017. A sprawling complex was specially constructed for this purpose and is now in the process of being torn down. As...More
This is the place where the late king of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej was cremated on 26 October 2017. This royal crematorium is a temprory buildings that were built over a period of one year.It
was open to the public from November to end of December...More