Flights from london to bangkok : Attractions of the Grand Palace

Flights from london to bangkok : Attractions of the Grand Palace The Grand Palace was the first royal house in Bangkok. Built during the reign of King Buddha Yodfa Chulalok in the year 2325, the cause of the creation occurred because He saw that Krung Thonburi Chaiyaphum is not suitable because there is a river running through the middle of the city. called the broken city

A city like this can easily be invaded by enemies. Another reason is because Krung Thon Buri Palace has two temples, namely Wat Chaeng (Wat Arun Ratchawararam) and Wat Thai Talad (Wat Arun). (Wat Moli Lokayaram) made it impossible to expand the palace to be great like the palace in the Ayutthaya period

His Majesty King Buddha Yodfa Chulalok So please to move the capital from Thonburi Which is on the west side of the Chao Phraya River to the east side Which this place was originally the residence of the Chinese people under the supervision of Phraya Racha Sethi So please to move these Chinese to settle in a new area at the garden from Khlong Wat Sam Pluem (Wat Chakrawat) to the Khlong Wat Sam Peng (Wat Samphanthawong) is currently Chinatown.By His Majesty Let Phraya Thammathikorn and Phraya Wichitnawi Is a mother in the construction of the Grand Palace and on June 13, 2325 at 6:24 a.m., which is an auspicious occasion of King Buddha Yodfa Chulalongkorn Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s royal procession from Krung Thonburi Palace Crossing the Chao Phraya River to the Grand Palace performed the coronation ceremony and celebrate the royal palace

The Grand Palace, when first built, had an area of ​​132 rai, but later King Buddha Lertla Naphalai He saw that the inner court area which is the residence for the Queen, the Royal Devi, Chao Chom and inner lords are narrow So please to expand the area on the south side toward Thai Wang Road, adding another 20 rai 2 ngan, totaling 152 rai 2 ngan, dividing the area into 3 parts:
• Outer Courts • Middle Courts • Inner Courts

Surrounded by a masonry wall consisting of gates and fortifications as follows:
There are 12 outer doors around the Grand Palace wall.
1. Wimanthewet Gate
2. Wiset Chaisri Gate
3. Manee Noppharat Gate
4. Sawasdee Sopha Gate
5. Thewapitak Gate
6. Sacred Chaisit Gate

7. Exquisite door
8. Anongkarak Gate
9. Phitakborvorn Gate
10. Soonthorn Thira Gate
11. Deva Phirom Gate
12. Udom

There are 17 forts in total, namely
1. Fort Inthara Rangsan
2. Fort Khan Khuean Phet
3. Fort Phat Dasakorn
4. Sanjai Wing Fortress
5. Fort Singkhonkan
6. Yuan Ying Yut Fortress
7. Ritthirut Romran Fort
8. Anantakhiri Fort
9. Mani Prakan Fort

10. Phisansima Fort
11. Fort Phu Pha Suthat
12. Sattabanpot Fort
13. Sorot Salila Fort
14. Fort Mahaloha
15. Tassanakorn Fort
16. Prom Amnuay Silpa Fort
17. Fort In Amnuaysorn