Sanam Luang

Sanam Luang is a 74.5 rai open field and public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, , . Sanam Luang is in the Phra Nakhon District, the historic center of Bangkok.In the Royal Chronicle it was written that, "In front of Wat Mahathat, Sanam Luang lies between the Royal Palace and the Front Palace.

Landmarks in the Area

Buddhist temple
is situated 290 meters south of Sanam Luang. Photo: Ahoerstemeier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Bangkok National Museum is the main branch museum of the National Museums in and also one of the largest museums in . is situated 370 meters northwest of Sanam Luang. Photo: ScorpianPK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Wat Phra Kaew, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in . is situated 390 meters south of Sanam Luang. Photo: Basile Morin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Tha Pra Chan is a pier on , , on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, in Phra Nakhon District.

Siri Rat is one of the 180 sub-districts of , Thailand, covering the area around Siriraj Hospital, located on the southern rim of Khlong Bangkok Noi mouth to the western bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok Noi District.

Phahurat or Pahurat, often known as 's Little India, is an ethnic neighborhood surrounding Phahurat Road in Phra Nakhon District, . is situated 1¼ km southeast of Sanam Luang.

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