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King Rama VI will also be remembered as the king who changed the Thai flag from a white elephant against a red background to the present tri colour representing the national trinity; white for religion, blue for the monarchy and red for the blood of the people. The new flag was first flown by the Thai Expeditionary Force to Europe in 1918 during World War I. The King Rama VI Monument  ( seen right ) was built with funds raised by alumni of the Vajiravudh College and the government as a tribute to King Vajiravudh and his legacy to the residents and visitors to Bangkok.

King Vajiravudh to give him his full name Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramentharamaha Vajiravudh Phra Mongkut Klao Chao Yu Hua or Phra Bat Somdet Phra Ramathibodi Si Sintharamaha Vajiravudh Phra Mongkut Klao Chao Yu Hua  or Rama VI was the sixth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri, ruling from 1910 until his death. In November 1925, King Vajiravudh is known for his efforts to create and promote Siamese nationalism. Beauty contest which was held on the park's island.

- Bird Watching Course. Full of trees that provide natural food, the park has become bird sanctuary that over 30 species of birds can be found. Consequently, the training course is yearly organized for practicing your bird watching skills.

- Smiling Sun Ground. It is a recreational ideal place for the disabled. There are no stairs but a slope path for wheelchairs, a special playground, parking lots and necessary park facilities.

- Bangkok Senior Citizens Club. Located in Lumphini Hall, it is a gathering place for the elderly to perform various activities such as exercising, vocational training etc. Open daily from 08.00 - 18.00. Inside the building, there is also a revolving dance stage. During weekends, and Ballroom dancing and training are held.

- Home of Hope. It is the centre for homeless children where they can have useful advice, consultation, knowledge or even help. It is open every day from 10.00 - 19.00.

- BMA Apprentice School. It offers various vocational courses to the public. The courses include computer, dressmaking, hairdressing, cooking, etc.