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The Dara Pirom Palace

Dara Rasamee Border Patrol Police Camp | Rim Tai subdistrict, Mae Rim, Thailand
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Peaceful place

It's wonderful place with a quite environment. You will be like it, it seem like a heaven. Very... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
meviviv
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Great Boutique Museum of Early 20th Century Thailand

This may be one of the best small museums up north, focusing upon the life of Dara Rasamee, a... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Johpa D
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Dara Rasamee Border Patrol Police Camp | Rim Tai subdistrict, Mae Rim, Thailand
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's wonderful place with a quite environment. You will be like it, it seem like a heaven. Very peaceful place which I ever seen

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This may be one of the best small museums up north, focusing upon the life of Dara Rasamee, a "Royal Consort" who, after the King died, found herself back In Chiang Mai and who then devoted herself to the promotion of the arts. The museum...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Dara was one of the over 50 consorts that King Rama V had in the early 20th century but also one of the 15 that was officially ordained. After the King passed away, she managed to retire to her hometown and lived in this palace...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had seen exhibits in the Chiang Mai National Museum relating to Princess Dara Rasamee and really enjoyed this visit which gave a lot more information and personal objects used by the princess. The building itself is very impressive - very colonial and the look...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

As soon as I entered the compound, I find myself in the fusion of Thai and European style architecture. It was the residence of one of the King Rama V 's wives, princess Dararasmi. Borned in 1873 to King of Chiangmai, the Princess has been...More

2  Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is well worth the visit if in Chiang Mai, if you want to learn more about Thai history, Royalty and culture. The staff are very friendly and the grounds are very clean. If you have a car as we do drive up have have...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Best place in Chiang Mai for soaking up early 20th-century high-society Chiang Mai vibe. Dara Phirom was an amazing woman, consort to the Thai king who returned to her home province of Chiang Mai (at the time still an independent kingdom) to help preserve northern...More

1  Thank JoshTurnpike
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

One of my favorite spots in Maerim. An old palace of one of the consorts of Rama V. A visit brings you back to the Thailand of 100 years ago, in a combination of Victorian and Siamese styles. Perfectly maintained inside and outside. A ridiculous...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

I visited this museum last year, when I spent 7 months in Mae Rim. I had to move here with my Thai boyfriend when his construction job in Nantaram (Chiang Mai) finished and he started a new job at Green Valley Golf Course.. After a...More

5  Thank parrot45
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

The Dara Pirom museum is located in Mae Rim which is about one hour outside of Chiang Mai. The museum is an old historic house which was home to one of the famous Thai princess. The admission is 20 baht and is a bargain. The...More

Thank Peter J
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