2Bangkok.com visits the construction site of the King Rama 8 Monument

2Bangkok.com visits the construction site of the King Rama 8 Monument - March 1, 2005

Right: Beginnings of the King Rama 8 Monument and the Rama 8 Bridge in the background

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Panorama of the site from the riverside (full size 263kb)


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Side view of the site from the Rama 8 Bridge (full size 136kb)


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Base of the monument


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Old factory building behind the construction site


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Another view of the monument base


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View of the factory building from the monument platform


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Looking from the monument platform across the new promenade downstream towards Pin Klao Bridge. The Thai-style pavilion in Santichaiprakarn Park (the park built around Prasumen Fort) can be seen on the opposite bank of the river on the left.


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Area underneath the monument platform


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The rear of the monument building


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Riverside promenade area down river from the monument


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View of the monument from the river


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Stairway to the monument platform

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