On the east wall of the Dusit Maha Prasat, King Rama IV had a beautiful small pavilion built as a changing area for when he arrived or departed by palanquin (note the shoulder height platform on the outside of the pavilion in the photo.) The delicate golden Aphornphimok Pavilion is considered the very height of Thai art. Rama V loved the building so much he had it copied at the palace at Bang Pa In. A replica was also displayed at the 1958 Worlds Fair in Brussels.
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