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Democracy Monument, Bangkok

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Built to commemorate the 1932 Siamese revolution, Democracy Monument serves as a public monument featuring four towering wings and a central pedestal holding a copy of Siam’s first constitution. Look for bas-reliefs on the wings that depict the soldiers, police, and civilians who propelled the revolution. Also notice the 75 cannonballs around the base of the monument that signify the Buddhist era. Visit in the evenings for especially nice photo ops. By using our Bangkok trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Democracy Monument and other attractions in Bangkok.
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  • Have the opportunity to walk the rows ratchadamnoen road Middle? The usual new year's monumental decoration flower thiptai legs are dashed, but the new year 2562. Back view rang very dirty while Koh Klang road. Street trees are beautiful decorations, electrical.
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  • Off th Khao San. Absolute monarchy to enact democratic Constitution Day, commemorating the collapsing made a very meaningful place in Thailand where people pray. You will see it all on the side of th Khao San.
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  • A large monument on busy roundabout. It's designated as kilometer zero for national highways that run across the country in four directions (distance starts from there). No easy pedestrian access. Nicely lit in the night. Plenty of tourist buses and minibuses depart here, often at a tourist (=inflated) price. Best to reach with water taxi (exit at Panfa Pier).
  • It's a great monument in the city. Yet to identity the significance of democracy monument in kingdom of Thailand. But looks nice and is part of a huge Royal avenue
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