Mrigadayavan Palace

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Mrigadayavan Palace

Mrigadayavan Palace (Thai: พระราชนิเวศน์มฤคทายวัน, sometimes spelled Maruekatayawan, RTGS: Maruekkhathayawan) is a former royal residence and tourist attraction in Cha Am, Phetchaburi Province, Thailand.

History[edit]

The palace was commissioned by King Vajiravudh to serve as a holiday villa. The king drafted the designs for the villa, which consists of sixteen teak buildings raised by concrete pillars and linked together by a series of walkways. Construction took place during 1923–24, and was overseen by Italian architect Ercole Manfredi.

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References[edit]

  • Tourism Authority of Thailand. "Mrigadayavan Palace" (information sign).

Coordinates: 12°41′52″N 99°57′48″E / 12.69778°N 99.96333°E / 12.69778; 99.96333