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Travel spot: Rated: F-PG <>  Duration: 1 hour  Cost: Nil


Tour zone: Bang Lamphu and  Rattanakosin features Icons Family, Cultural

Surrounded by caf'e, nice place to rest, best in the evening.  The immediate area (500mtr) zone has several Icon attractions such and directly opposite the monument at sidewalk caf'e is the starting point of the Buddy group nightlife open tram tour.

At the roundabout on Thanon Ratchadamnoen stands the impressive monument of four winged sculptures and a central turret commemorating the June 24, 1932 military coup, which brought the establishment of a constitutional monarchy. 

















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Ratchadamnoen Klang Rd, Khwaeng Wat Bowon Niwet, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200
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Getting there:
Land: MRT subway station Hua Lamphong or BTS station and taxi
Water: River ferry to Chao Phraya River > transport systems or local canal ferry Saen Saep


Getting there
not close to any tourist friendly transportation, such as the Skytrain or river boat. The best option is to get a taxi from your hotel which can sometimes be difficult, so try 

Transport options
1. Canal ferry Boat: 500 mtrs from Pier Pier Phan fa Lilat on Saen Saep Canal 
2. River Ferry boat of Chaophraya Express Boat to the Memorial Bridge pier, then take a taki or tuk-tuk from there.
Bus: Only a few buses pass here. The bus no. 15 from Silom, no. 49 from Chinatown pass the temple entrance.
Tuk/Tuk: usually many at the Pier as this pier is the last stop hub gateway to the old city area

Private: Car: Drive to Thanon Worachak Rd and park in the temple.

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Mahakan Fort 20 mins / Heritage building force station Fort Mahakan ป้อมมหากาฬ 
Transport: Canal Pier 20 min transfer to city. day tour tickets avail Phanfa Leelard Pier ท่าเรือผ่านฟ้าลีลาศ 
Temple: metal castle  2019.02 virtual tour in progress Loha Prasat - Metal Castle 
art gallery several levels check opening times in site The Queens Gallery (art centre) 
Museum / 3 storey heritage house 2019.02 very good info and displays King Prahadhipok Museum 
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At the junction of zone "Bang Lamphu" and "Rattanakosin" along Ratchadamnoen Road.  This Road is often heavily decorated with lights around King's birthday (5 December) and Queen's birthday (12 August) and other major anniversaries. 

Sanam Luang and Lan Plabpla Maha Chedsada Bodin (ลานพลับพลามหาเจษฎาบดินทร์) in front of Wat Ratchanadda and its Loha Prasat are open spaces that frequently used to celebrate various events.




Background 

Thailand's military leader, Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsonggram (often referred to as just Phibun), commissioned the monument as a tribute to the coup, as well as a movement to a more westernized Thailand. The four massive golden wings stand twenty four meters high, in representation of the four branches of the military and the day of the coup, June 24th. 

The design of the monument was largely inspired by the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The monument at the roundabout was intended to be like the Arc, while Philbun widened the Thanon Ratchadamnoen to accommodate more traffic like the Champs-Élysées.

Despite what the name suggests, the coup was hardly a move to democracy, and the monument became a gathering point for Thai students and protesters, which ultimately led to the coup in 1976. The 1976 coup effectively brought an end to the military dictatorship that was in place, and the monument stands as a reminder of Bangkok's rocky political past.

The building of the Monument was highly unpopular at the time. Local residents and shopkeepers (mostly Chinese) were evicted from their homes and businesses with 60 days notice. The widening of Thanon Ratchadamnoen to create a ceremonial boulevard involved cutting down hundreds of shade trees, a serious matter in the days before air conditioning, given Bangkok's torrid climate.

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F&D: Street Food Michein star Raan Jay Fai ร้านเจ๊ไฝ SW 450m long queue but they dnt care 2019.06.27 added 
Transport: River : cafes, heritage places N13 Pier Phra Arthit NW 1.5m, closest river pier. canal Saen Saep day pass tour includes this pier  
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Tour zone Banglamphu <> Bang Lamphu E 500m  
tour zone Chinatown Chinatown W 500m  
tour zone Rattanakosin Rattanakosin N 300m  
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F&D: Thai Restaurant - famous Phad Thai Thipsamai SW 450m - always big queue, try the restaurants next door 2019.01  
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