Dusit is a must-visit if you want to complete a tour of Bangkok’s heritage sites and major political buildings. The breath-taking architecture of Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Vimanmek Mansion, and the Marble Temple will make you fall in love with the city’s history like never before. You might even run into a major political figure on their way to the Government House, which is also nearby.
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