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  King Mongkut Monument

 

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The King Mongkut Monument at the northern end of Sanam Luang (fig.), located within the King Mongkut Memorial Park (fig.) in downtown Phetchaburi, is dedicated to Rama IV, the fourth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty.

 

The scholarly monarch (fig.), who was erudite in several western sciences, including also astronomy (fig.), is  here depicted in royal attire and wearing the Crown of Victory.

 

  King Mongkut Monument

 

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