King Chulalongkorn of Siam (Rama V)

WHS related to King Chulalongkorn of Siam (Rama V)'s 1897 trip to Europe, the first monarch from far east asia who made state visits to many European countries.

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Ancient Thebes (9-10 Nov)
Belem Belem Monastery (22 October)
Budapest (26 June) visited Buda Castle
Cologne Cathedral (22 August)
Drottningholm (15 July) had lunch with King Oscar II
Edinburgh (10 August)
El Escurial (16 October)
Florence (7-16 June)
Grand Place, Brussels (10 Sep) visited Hotel de Ville of Brussels
Historic Cairo (7 Nov) met Caliph Abbas Hilmi
Kandy (21 April) visited Temple of Tooth
Kew Gardens (1 August)
Kremlin and Red Square Kremlin (7 July)
Maritime Greenwich (1 August)
Melaka and George Town George Town (4 Dec)
Naples (29 October)
Old City of Berne (25-28 May) met President Adolphe Deucher
Old Town of Galle (14 April)
Paris, Banks of the Seine (12-16 Sep) met Felix Faure, visited Eiffel Tower, Louve Museum etc.
Pompei (1 Nov)
Potsdam (26 August) met Kaiser Wilhelm I at Sans Souci
Pyramids (Memphis) (8 Nov)
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (1 June) stayed in Turin Royal Palace
Rome (3 June) met by King Umberto I
Roskilde Cathedral He also went there and, as a longstanding tradition, his "royal highness" was measured on a column in the Chapel of the Magi. And he stands as the shortest of all! :-)
Schönbrunn (24 June) had state banquet
Seville Alcazar of Seville (20 October)
Singapore Botanic Gardens visited 1871
St. Petersburg (3 July) met Emperor Nicolas I at Peterhoff
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Jungfrau (29 May)
Tower of London (5 August)
Upper Middle Rhine Valley (22 August)
Vatican City (4 June) met Pope Leon XIII
Venice and its Lagoon (14-17 May) met Prince Thomas of Savoie, Duke of Genoa
Versailles (15 Sep)
Vienna (22 June) met Emperor Franz Josef I
Warsaw (1 July) met Prince Imeritinsky, Governor of Poland
Westminster (2 August)


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