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|Anantasamakhom Throne Hall was built in the reign of King Rama V using marble for construction in Italian Renaissance architectural style, and was completed in the reign of King Rama VI. The throne hall use for receiving foreign dignitaries and meetings of the Royal Advisory Council. The ceiling of the dome was highlighted by exquisite fresco paintings of important Royal functions during the re...||08/23/2005||489|
|The Royal Palace at Bang Pa-In has a history dating back to the 17th century. According to a chronicle of Ayutthaya, King Prasat Thong ( 1629-1656 ) had a palace constructed on Bang Pa-In Island in the Chao Phraya River. A contemporary Dutch merchant, Jeremias van Vliet, reported that King Prasat Thong was an illegitimate son of King Ekathotsarot ( 1605-1610/11 ), who in his youth was shipwreck...||10/08/2006||564|
|The Golden Mount is part of the Wat Saket temple located just outside the old royal city precincts, next to the Pom Mahakhan fort. The mount has a somewhat unusual history. It was started by King Rama III early in the 19th century, who wanted to build a large chedi on the site to mark the entrance to the city. However, the soft marshy ground could not support such a large structure and it colla...||08/24/2005||467|
Phra Pathom Chedi is the highest stupa in the world with a height of 127 m. It is located in the town Nakhon Pathom (56 Km. west of Bangkok), Thailand.
from information board at Phra Pathom Chedi, Nakhonpathom Thailand
Phra Patom Chedi is the oldest Buddhist in Thailand. It locate...
The King Prajadhipok Museum was formerly called the Parliamentary Museum. It was under the care of the Secretariat of the National Assembly and was housed in the basement beneath the King's Monument in front of the National Assembly Building.
The museum enjoyed the blessing and patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rambhai barni during the re...
|Suan Luang Rama IX Park, a new and sizable metropolitan public park, was born out of the aspirations and fervent desire of a group of His Majesty the King's loyal subjects to create and dedicate a park as a token of homage and honour to His Majesty on the occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday Anniversary in the year B.C. 2530 (A.D. 1987), with the fullest co-operation of the Bangkok Metropolitan Au...||08/15/2005||412|
|The King Carol I Bridge (later renamed Anghel Saligny Bridge) was built between 1890 and 1895 in Romania over the Danube and Borcea and when it was completed it then became the longest bridge in Europe and the third in the world.|
The bridge has a length of 4,037 metres of which 1662 m over the Danube and 920 m over Borcea and was designed by Romanian engineer Anghel Saligny. It i...
|Space images taken by NASA reveal a mysterious ancient bridge in the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. The recently discovered bridge currently named as Adam's Bridge is made of chain of shoals, c.18 mi (30 km) long.The bridge's unique curvature and composition by age reveals that it is man made. The legends as well as Archeological studies reveal that the first signs of human inhabitant...||05/07/2006||1,822|
|Introduction to Vimanmek Palace|
Upon his return from Europe in1897, King Rama V (1868-1910) used his personal money to purchase orchards and paddy fields between Padung Krungkasem Canal and Samsen Canal for the construction of a royal garden which he named “the Dusit Garden”.
The first permanent residence in Dusit Garden was Vimanmek ...
|Chulalongkorn University is the oldest university in Thailand and has long been considered to be among the most prestigeous academic institutions in the country. It now has eighteen faculties, a number of schools and institutes. Considered as one of the finest universities in Thailand, it normally attracts top students. It is named after King Chulalongkorn, and was established by his successor ...||08/22/2005||551|
|The Bridge crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. It was originally called the MacArthur Bridge, but it was destroyed in a flood in 1915. In 2000, the bridge was restored and renovated. The bridge features four lions atop the sides of the bridge.||07/04/2007||691|
|Chitralada Palace is known by the Thai people as the new palace in Bangkok. It is a primary palace of King Rama IX and other Thai royals.||08/24/2005||792|