PALACES - MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS  -  King Taksin the Great Monument  
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 Description:   The equestrian statue situated at Wongwian Yai Circle on Prachathipok Road was built to commemorate King Taksin, the former king of Siam who, together with King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty, liberated Siam from the ancient Burmese Kingdom and founded the new capital city, Thonburi, on the left bank of Chao Phraya River. The king is portrayed with his right hand holding a sword, measuring approximately 9 metres in height from his horse's feet to the spire of his hat. There’s a homage-paying fair taking place annually on 28 December.

Open : Daily

Admission : Free
 Province   Bangkok  Direction:      
 District   Thon Buri    
 City   Bang Yi Ruea  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Palaces-Monuments and Memorials      Related links:      
 Best exposure   AM/PM          
 Opening time   n/a          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.72624 N 100.49301 E  
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