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Visit King Rama I Monument (Buriram)

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Presentation King Rama I Monument

Thai name : พระบรมราชานุสาวรีย์รัชกาลที่ 1
My opinion:
This monument was erected to the glory of King Rama I, first king of the dynasty of the current King of Thailand. It stands in the middle of a huge roundabout. In the center, there is a pedestal with an elephant ridden by soldiers symbolizing the victorious battles led by the Siamese army (at the time, the country was still called the Kingdom of Siam).

There are also since 2020, 9-storey parasols arranged all around the statue which at night when they are lit really give a magical atmosphère to the place. So I really advise you to go there at nightfall.

Buriram
King Rama Monument Buriram
King Rama Monument Buriram
King Rama Monument Buriram

Practical information about King Rama I Monument

Be careful, when crossing the roads to get there, it is a very busy roundabout !

How to get to King Rama I Monument ?

If you are staying in town in Buriram, depending on the location of your hotel, you will most likely be able to get to the King Rama I Monument by wlakinge. Otherwise, see with a tuk-tuk driver but there are not very many in circulation in Buriram.
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