The National Icons, Enduring Symbols of Thailand;
This section presents the many icons that represent Thailand. One popular icon is the use of a figure of an elephant in many contexts, such as, the Elephant Harness Ceremony, the Procession of Royal Elephants, and the use of elephants for log-pulling, etc. Another is the symbol of a Thai Sala shown in many circumstances, such as its appearance in the Aisawan Thiphaya - At Pavilion inside the Bang Pa-in Palace, and the Sala Thai, built in Hamburg, the Federal Republic of Germany, etc.
Phra Thinang Aisawan Dhipaya Asana, an open hall in Prasat style, with four porches, built by King Chulalongkorn in the middle of an outer pond. It is a copy of the Phra Thinang Aphorn Phimok Prasat in the Grand Palace. Upon completion in 1876, name of the pavilion was given Phra Thinang Aisawan Dhipaya Asana after the first one, previously built by King Prasatthong at this Bang Pa In Palace.
Phra Thinang Khuha Kharuehat in Phraya Nakhon Cave, Prachuab Khirikhan, a four-porched pavilion which was constructed in Bangkok by Prince Khachorn Charatwong during King Chulalongkorn ‘s reign, then dismantled and moved to the cave where it was reconstructed by Phraya Chonlayuttha Yothin
Thai pavilion in Hamburg, Germany built by the order of King Chulalongkorn to commemorate his Europe visit in 1907. The open-sided pavilion, double-imbricated roof, rich decoration of the gable with Ruayraka, Hera, gilded and glass mosaics.