FAMOUS BUILDINGS -  East Asiatic Company Heritage Building  
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 Description:   The East Asiatic Building is a historic building in Bangkok's Bang Rak District. It sits on the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River, opposite the Oriental Hotel on Soi Charoen Krung 40 and adjacent to the Catholic Mission and Assumption Cathedral. The building was built in 1900 in Renaissance Revival style to designs by Annibale Rigotti, and served as the headquarters of the East Asiatic Company (Thailand) until 1995. The building is well-conserved, and received the ASA Architectural Conservation Award in 1984. Nowadays, it is used as a commercial event space, administrated by Charoenkrung Studio, and is often rented as a filming location. The building is generally closed to the public.  
 Province   Bangkok  Direction:      
 District   Bang Rak    
 City      Comments: View from Chao Phraya boat  Official Web:    
 Genre   Famous Buildings      Related links:      
 Best exposure   Afternoon          
 Opening time   n/a          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.72322, 100.51395    
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