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Wat Saket is best known for is its 80 meter high hill called “Golden Mount” and the huge gilded stupa on top of it. It was once the highest point…More info
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has ordered the eviction of the Pom Mahakan community in Phra Nakhon district by the end of April so it can turn the area into a public park.
After the park plan was delayed for over 20 years due to opposition from residents, officials put up an eviction sign outside the fort today.
The area, which has been home to more than 50 households over six generations, will be turned into an eco-tourism spot to complement the historic fort, which was built in the 1700s.