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It is a symbol of the revolution of 1932 – a coup d’état that established the constitutional monarchy. We passed to several times during our stay in Bangkok.
It is especially nice at night when it is illuminated.
If you are thinking of wandering around in areas nearby Khaosan Road, then don't miss to visit this place at night. It is also very close to Giant Swing, Both of these sights may seem very interested to people fond of night photography. It will...More
The monument shows four giant wings representing Thailand's armed forces: air, land, navy and police protecting a book (the constitution) carried by two offering bowls. It reflects the vision of Phibun, the military ruler at the time it was made in 1939. Note that on...More
Democracy Monument is constructed in a large round about. It is the symbol of Siamese Revolution in 1932 but commissioned in 1939. It is beautiful and is a great craftsmanship and construction. No one can go inside the round about as it is covered by...More
Ratchadamnern Road stretches from the Parliarment buildings to the Grand Palace area and is one of the buetiful boulevard in the city. The Democracy Monument is a symbol of Thai modern era of governing. A nice symbol and landmark for Thai but another monument for...More
This monument looks quite impressive however it was recommended to us by the Concierge at the hotel & unsure why other than from a patriotic point of view.
It’s a big monument on a very busy intersection so you can’t get too close, there are...More