King Narai the Great, the king of Ayutthaya, built this palace in 1658 for the French ambassadors that visited the Ayutthaya Kingdom. The center of the building complex is a Christian church with a bell tower, which was built in a mix of Thai and European styles.
Baan Wichayen is open from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm except Mondays and Tuesdays.
Address: Wichayen Road, Tha Hin, Muang Lop Buri, Lobburi 15000 Thailand
Photos courtesy of Mr. Peerapong Prasutr and Brian Hoffman.
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