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THAI THEATERS

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There are still many old Thai movies standalone theaters in Bangkok.

Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
The Theater Krung Siam Rama standalone theater is located in Bangkok near the Don Meuang airport (สะพานใหม่). Thai full name is กรุงสยามรามา.

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Some initiatives from ordinary people happen to raise interest in old theater buildings. Shopping malls are here only to grab your money. There is no more community spirit like it happened with old standalone theaters.

Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
There is limited info but it seems Theater Krung Siam Rama is closed since a few years ago (around year 2011)
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Nowaday the theater is still huge but closed. It is possible to go partly inside at the ground floor level.


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
The impressive architecture, the stairs, the ceiling and huge doors are still here but the theater is permanently closed.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Despite the Theater Krung Siam Rama is now closed and has become a badminton hall, the owner has kept the lobby unchanged and posters can still be seen inside.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama's lobby is still impressive and reminds about an era long gone.


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama is really a huge building. Maybe more than one thousand people could watch movie in this theater.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Nowadays Theater Krung Siam Rama is permanently closed. The cinema room features a badminton court inside.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
As many Thai theaters in the past, the Theater Krung Siam Rama is located near a market. There are big marquees mentioning the theater name on the two main entrances leading to the market.


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Some people mentioned that before the Theater Krung Siam Rama closed permanently, only the second floor (ชั้นสอง / ชั้นบน) was still opened. The first floor (ชั้นหนึ่ง / ชั้นล่าง) was already closed.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Before the Theater Krung Siam Rama closed permanently, tickets for second floor were sold 50 baht.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
The doors leading to the theater mezzanine are closed. It is now forbidden to enter...


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama


Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
When the movie was over, no light was set on. The next movie was starting immediately.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Movies advertisements were paint on big show cards and displayed on the cinema facade and also under the marquees at the market entrances.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
As many Thai theaters in the past, the Theater Krung Siam Rama is located near a market. There are big marquees mentioning the theater name on the two main entrances leading to the market.
Theater Krung Siam Rama
Theater Krung Siam Rama
The small shop selling beverages and snacks to spectators is now closed.


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