Bangkok National Museum
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If you are visiting the Grand Palace in Bangkok, make the short walk north along Sanam Luang to the excellent Bangkok National Museum. A wonderful collection of artefacts and treasures are housed in a former royal palace and the museum makes for a fascinating insight into Thai history.
History of the Bangkok National Museum
Constructed in 1782, Wang Na (‘The Front Palace’) was built at the same time as the Grand Palace. The original grounds that included Wang Na covered a much larger area and was surrounded by walls. Wang Na was once home to Viceroys;
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