USUALLY historic museum building not far from the impression of ancient, dark, and unattractive. But, try to come to the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Dusit Palace, in Bangkok, Thailand. Upon entering the home, curiosity immediately appear. In addition, the travelers to Bangkok also visited the royal palace which is still maintained.
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Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is a former reception hall within Dusit Palace in Bangkok. Now, place it into a museum and is sometimes used for specific state occasions. Building Italian Renaissance and neo-classical style, is a work of architect Annibale Rigotti and Mario Tamagno. There was also a work of the Italian sculptor Vittorio Novi.
When viewed historically, in 1906 Thailand King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) requesting the construction of the reception hall to replace the building during the reign of King Mongkut (Rama IV). The building was completed in 1915 the place has been converted several times, until it became a museum for the public.
Museum visitors can buy a ticket for 150 baht. To enter the Ananta Samakhom, we should not carelessly like entering other buildings. Visitors should be decently dressed. For women to wear long skirts below the knee, and men wearing cloth.
If we are not fit to wear the clothes as required, the manager provides a sarong for 50 baht.
When buying a ticket admission, the officer will check the appearance of visitors. If there is a visitor who wore short skirts, then forbids officers he entered the palace.
The second inspection is done at the entrance Ananta Samakhom. Here, visitors are not allowed to carry bags, mobile phones (cell phones), and a camera. We no need to worry about the language, because the manager provides communication tools for translators could explain every thing we see.
COMPASS / SUSIE BERINDRA One corner of Sanam Chandra Palace in Nakhon Pathom. This palace was the residence of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI).
Up to the second floor, visitors are treated to a large painting of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his wife, Sirikit Kitiyakara. Here there are a variety of objects of glittering gold.
Golden yellow color dominates the interior of the room. Some of the objects on display such as a stretcher king, mini dragon boat, to tableware for the king and his family.
Other tourist destinations are magnificent Sanam Chandra Palace building in Nakhon Pathom. This palace was the residence of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) with his family. Many local travelers who visit this palace, as the history of the learning materials.
“Now the palace was handed over to the military and open to the public. Anyone can visit the palace, “said the tour guide, Nappon Kadetong.
Figures or artists who we want to meet? At Madame Tussauds, Siam Discovery, Bangkok, we can meet a lot of characters, ranging from scientists, artists, presidents of various countries, until the athlete. There is also the first president of Indonesia, Sukarno. Bung Karno’s wax statue was near the entrance, as if letting visitors enjoy the museum.
In this museum we can take pictures as much. Even managers who support the setting up decorations with the characters. For example, near the statue of President Barack Obama provided a chair and table style president. We can pose like a president. All figures sculptures made as closely as possible to the original, of the face to his height.
There is also a museum which shows the religious leaders in Thailand. This is the Thai Human Imagery Museum in Nakhonpathom, with a collection of 100 wax sculptures. As I entered the museum, we welcomed the statues of monks and the kings of Thailand.
Earlier, the Thai Human Imagery Museum to study the manufacture of this wax statue for about 10 years. In addition, there is also a figure of the common people of Thailand with a wide range of expression and on various occasions. The statue was untouchable like humans, until there is sweat dripping from the statue.
Shopping and culinary
Not complete it if we do not enjoy Bangkok seafood and shopping. For seafood, many restaurants offering a variety of seafood menu. The menu must be present at the dinner table is tom yam kung. Spicy sour soup, this soup is suitable as a meal opener.
For those who like noodles, there is a menu of delicious pad thai. Actually, the menu is almost the same as kwetiaw fried meat or seafood equipped.
After a full meal, we could hunt knick knacks and souvenirs of Thailand. In central Bangkok, many lined mall that offers a wide range of products. One of them MBK Center which offers a variety of goods ranging from clothing, shoes, handbags, to small meals. Here we may bid, if you feel the price is expensive.