ROYAL MEMORIAL TO KING PUTTAYODFA (RAMA I)
Opening Hours: Daily 24 hrs.
This was built at the behest of King Rama VIII on the occasion of the city's 150th anniversary together with the Puttayodfa Bridge (Memorail Bridge) across the Chao Phraya River.
HRH Prince Naris designed the memorial, and Prof. Silpa Bhirasri sculpted the figure and cast it in bronze. In front of the monument is a concrete wall with a marble plaque bearing the legend, "Pathom Borommaratcha Chakri Wong" (Founder of the Chakri Dynasty) together with a carved depiction of elephants.
Address: Foot of Memorial Bridge Bangkok side Tri Phet Road Phra Borommaharatchawang Sub-District Phra Nakhon District Bangkok 10200
Bus: 3 4 5 6 7Kor 8 10 19 21 37 40 42 43 53 56 82
Air-con Bus: 3 5 6 73
Pier: 1 Chao Phraya Express Boat: Memorial Bridge