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Mahakan Fort (Bangkok-Thailand)

Mahakan Fort is a large octagonal fortress. Its structure was built of bricks covered with cement, and the foundations of the forts are deep into the ground. It has three floors, to which the stairs lead, and there are 6 defence cannons in the ground floor. Mahakan Fort has one of the two towers that still contain the remains of the original 18th century walls. The fort was used as a defence against Burmese attacks. The Department of Art proclaimed it as a national monument in 1949 and lights was installed to make it more attractive at night. In 1982, the Department of Arts rebuilt the ruined parts of the fort and restored it, due to the fact that it is located in a residential area, so the tourists and political leaders often visit it. You can not enter the fort, but You can walk around and take a look at the cannons.

Category: Other attractions, Things to do in Bangkok, Things to do in Thailand,


Maha Chai Rd, Bangkok 10200, Thailand


GPS Coordinates:
13.755626, 100.505516 (13°45’20.3″N, 100°30’19.9″E)




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GPS Coordinates: 13.755626, 100.505516 (13°45’20.3″N, 100°30’19.9″E)
Mahakan Fort is located around 3,7 km from the center of the city and SkyTrain’s Siam station (Siam Paragon Shopping Center). It is around 1 km from the most popular tourist street, Khao San Road. The closest SkyTrain station is ”National Stadium’‘, around 3 km away. The closest underground station is ”Hua Lamphong’‘, around 3 km away.

Address: Maha Chai Rd, Bangkok 10200, Thailand



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