The Pavillion, the only Thai-style structure in King Rama V’s summer palace grounds.
The lookout tower, decked out in lovely colours.
View from the lookout tower.
Where the king held audiences.
Roof structure on the inside.
European-influenced desig is seen throughout the palace grounds, as the king was educated abroad and influenced by European aesthetics.
The prince’s personal space, situated on the pond.
Relaxing views from the floating house.
The study area of the prince.
I visited Bangkok recently and did a day trip to the province of Ayutthaya. It’s an ancient capital with many Unesco heritage sights. First, we got to admire the Bang Pa-in, or Summer Palace, of the King Rama V.