King Chulalongkorn Memorial Building

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King Chulalongkorn Memorial Building

The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Building is a Thai pavilion in Utanede, Sweden (part of the Ragunda Municipality) built to commemorate the 1897 visit of King Chulalongkorn of Thailand to the town.

The construction of the building started in August 1997 and it was inaugurated on July 19, 1998, at the 101 anniversary of King Chulalongkorn's visit.

The building is a typical Thai pavilion with a surface of ten by ten meters and a height of 28 meters. The roof is supported by 24 pillars in white concrete around the building with its four entrances.

The pavilion is adorned with gold-foil ornaments with a worth of three million Swedish kronor or 14 million Thai baht.

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Coordinates: 62°57′21″N 16°40′35″E / 62.95583°N 16.67639°E / 62.95583; 16.67639