About the Palace Made Entirely of WoodVimanmet Mansion is considered the largest building in the world made of only Golden Teak. It is located behind the National Legislature, has 81 rooms, theaters, and bedrooms. You can visit the mansion with a guided tour.
Today there is museum dedicated for King Rama, may he rest in peace, and displays many of his belongings. You can be impressed from glass containers, ancient furniture, grand pianos, the first Thai menu, porcelain figurines left from the king's years, next to old photos from his days and many beautiful and authentic items.
In the buildings near the golden mansion are museums with different art pieces, surrounded by a beautiful garden, relaxing and well taken care of with many benches and sitting areas.
Without a doubt, the museum is the most impressive museum between the museums at the mansion, is the Abhisek Dusit Hall. Especially interesting to see here the collection of handmade pieces from around Thailand. Notice the Thai style of decorating, with the abundance of Arabs, Spanish, and Victorian influence.
TipsEvery day at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm, near the mansion in the Dusit garden, a traditional Thai dance.
The Mansion's museum is open daily from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (On Sundays and Mondays the museum is open until 4:30 pm).
Like all the royal palaces, modest dress is required here.