Dusit Palace in Thailand

Dusit Palace


Typetemple
Founded1906
First elephant0
Closed down1966
AddressVimanmek Palace, Uthong Nai Road, Dusit
PlaceBangkok
CountryThailand
Websitehttp://www.thailandmuseum.com/

The royal elephant stables at Dusit Palace was built by Chulalongkorn, king Rama V of Thailand, to house the white elephant Phra Savet Udomvarn presented to him in 1906.

King vajiravudh (Rama VI) housed Phra Savet Vajiraphaha, and king Pok Klao(Rama VII) built an additional stable for Phra Savet Kotchadejdilok in 1927

On 12 January 1988,the ministry of education announced the establishment of The Royal Elephant National Museum on the site of the old royal elephant stables.

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