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Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre

66 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 222 0434
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Highly Underrated but Well Worth the Visit

We saw the Hanuman show at this theatre and were very pleased. The show was amazing and provided a... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
David F
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Toronto, Canada
Very nice show

I really cannot understand why this is not much popular. It is an incredible show with an... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Spookk87
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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66 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We saw the Hanuman show at this theatre and were very pleased. The show was amazing and provided a sense of the great culture of Thailand. The costumes were amazing, as well as the actors. Well presented, entertaining, and highly recommended. I don't know why...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I really cannot understand why this is not much popular. It is an incredible show with an incredible performance and very nice ambient. It might be a bit expensive but it is worth every Baht. There are captions in English so you can follow the...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing show, great acting. An incredible adventure from Ramayana brought to you by greatly skilled traditional actors. Subtitles in English are shown on a led strip above the show, so you will always understand what's going on even if you don't understand the classic Thai...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The show is SANOOK mak!! I really recommended for anyone Thais, or foreigners to watch the show. The costume are incredible! I didn't realize how Thai dancing could communicates through just a few moment would be for powerful! Definitely a show that can't be missed!!!

Thank Pantidat
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The story of Rama, Sida, Hanuman and the evil Thotsakan displayed live and in animation. You can follow the story with the English captions. Clever set design and measured choreography. May be a bit slow for some, but it allows you to soak in the...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I dragged my boyfriend to this show as I have always wanted to see a Thai Khon show (especially after watching the khon style performance presented in the fanius musical The Kind and I to be precised). The ticket is not cheap in Thai terms...More

1  Thank Idan1382
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this theater today's evening. What an amazing experience! This is classic Thai theater with very beautiful performance. The play based on Thai folklore, with magical dances and very beautiful authentic costumes. The performance was accompanied with live music. Unfortunately, not a lot of tourists...More

Thank Romka
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Go see it, but don't try and assess it as a play or work of art or you'll have a horrible time, watch it as a dance performance. The dancing was great, the music was great, the rhythmic narration was great, but the framing was...More

2  Thank kneazle2552
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I booked the ticket online before I came here. The ticket is not cheap and I choose golden seat. The place is easy to find and the place is like usual theater. When I seat, the staff ask me again whether my seat is correct...More

Thank Ari W
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We went to see the Khon Ramakien (birth of Haruman) performance here. The theatre has a lovely old fashioned feel to it, unlike the glossy malls and art galleries of the city. It is comfortable and modern but still has it's charm. It also seems...More

2  Thank lurgeon
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robinepstein2015
7 February 2016|
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Response from regleo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you are looking for the Khon (Thai Masked dance), it is held every Thursday/Friday at 7.30pm so there's a show on 18 Feb. thaiticketmajor sells the tickets online. Not sure about other performances (if any).
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Anna W
12 November 2015|
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Response from regleo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna, unfortunately the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre will be closed from 11 Nov 2015 to 7 Jan 2016 according to the information on the hotels2thailand ticketing website. The show is usually on every Thursday and Friday... More
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