2/20.- Bangkok, Grand Palace Hall


This is the centerpiece of the Grand Palace complex: the reception and throne hall, commissioned by King Rama V in 1882 on the centenary of the Chakri dynasty. Although originally designed with a domed roof (King Rama V admired all things English) his advisers insisted on a traditional Thai roof, under which lie the ashes of the eight Chakri kings.

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