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|this image is from bangkok, thailand. This is the grand palace, the one landmark that anyone who´s visiting bangkok, should go.||10/31/2006||417|
|The Grand Palace (Thai พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang) is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the king of Thailand from the 18th century to early in the 20th century. Construction on the palace complex began in 1782 during the reign of Rama I.||08/22/2005||576|
|Golf Course and Horse Track in Central Bangkok||08/18/2005||429|
|The Democracy Monument was started in 1939 to commemorate the 1932 revolution that ended the absolute monarchy and introduced Siam's first constitution. The design of the monument is full of symbolism. For example, the four wings are each 24 meters high, signifying the 24th of June date the new constitution was signed. The location of the monument, between the old Grand Palace and the Dusit Pal...||08/23/2005||1,122|
|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.||08/23/2005||678|
|Facing the eastern wall of the Grand Palace is the yellow-and-white former palace building now occupied by the Ministry of Defense. On the front lawn of the ministry is a sort of open-air museum displaying cannons down through the ages. As many a guidebook has pointed out, most of the cannons are aimed at the Grand Palace.|
The Ministry of Defense is next to the City Pillar shrine...
|BTS (Bangkok Mass Transit System) is sky train of Thailand. It transport people in Bangkok city from Mo-chit to On-nut and to Kumpangpetch. Very important for escaping from badly traffic jam in Bangkok.||12/20/2005||794|
|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...
|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||487|
|The Royal Palace in Bucharest is a 5 floors neoclassic building. It was built between 1927 and 1937 and it served as a royal residence only until 1948, when the monarchy was abolished under the Soviet pressure.|
The Royal Palace was turned into the Romanian National Art Museum and it hosts two major galleries: the Romanian Art Gallery and the European Art Gallery.
|Sanam Luang or Phramen Ground has been there since the founding of Bangkok. Sanam Luang was in the first place called "Thung Phramen (The Royal Cremation Ground)" because in the old days Sanam Luang was used for cremations of Kings and Queen and High-ranking princes.|
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|This great building is placed in Bangkok (Thailand). It is one of the ten tallest buildings in Bangkok.||12/31/2005||424|