The world’s largest golden teakwood mansion. This three-storey mansion was constructed by royal decree of King Rama V and features elaborate and intricate design elements as well as decoration reflecting western influences. The mansion grounds encompass a number of outbuildings and well-tended gardens.
In Dusit district close to Dusit Zoo. Open Tuesday to Sunday. Guided English-language tours available at 11.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. Guests of Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit can reach Vimanmek Mansion most easily by taxi; the site is approximately 20 minutes away.