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Dragon Descendants Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ลูกหลานพันธุ์มังกร)

January 24, 2012
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Dragon Descendants Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ลูกหลานพันธุ์มังกร)

One of the latest major tourist attractions to open in Thailand is the “Dragon Descendants Museum” in Suphanburi Province. Like the Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan that is shaped like a three-headed elephant, this museum is also a “Wonder of Thailand”. One of those rare places where perhaps the building itself is more interesting and beautiful than the artifacts it…

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Surin Elephant Village (หมู่บ้านช้างจังหวัดสุรินทร์)

August 21, 2011
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Surin Elephant Village (หมู่บ้านช้างจังหวัดสุรินทร์)

Surin Elephant Village (หมู่บ้านช้างจังหวัดสุรินทร์) is located in Ban Ta Klang. These villagers are descendants of the Suay or Kuay Ethnic group, who have a long history elephant husbandry. Unlike northern Thailand where elephant is kept for labour, Ta Klang people consider elephant as their friends who can share the same house. (Wikipedia) Further reading: Ta Klang Elephant Village in Surin…

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Bang Pu Seaside Resort (สถานตากอากาศบางปู)

August 21, 2011
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Bang Pu Seaside Resort (สถานตากอากาศบางปู)

Just beyond the 37 k.m. marker on Sukhumwit Road is the entrance way to Bang Poo Seaside Resort (สถานตากอากาศบางปู). It is the army’s rehabilitation and relaxation center but members of the public can also enter and enjoy its beautiful scenery. On the site are some gardens, a restaurant and a pier. Between the end of the year and April, large…

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Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo (ลานแสดงช้างและฟาร์มจระเข้สามพราน)

August 17, 2011
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Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo (ลานแสดงช้างและฟาร์มจระเข้สามพราน)

On the Western outskirts of Bangkok is the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo (ลานแสดงช้างและฟาร์มจระเข้สามพราน). They label it themselves as the “greatest elephant show in Thailand” and I think they are probably right. The climax of the show was the big battle between the Siamese and Burmese armies. In addition to the elephant show, they also have a crocodile show. Further reading:…

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The Rose Garden (โรส การ์เด้น)

August 17, 2011
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The Rose Garden (โรส การ์เด้น)

The Rose Garden (โรส การ์เด้น) is located on Petchakasem Road 32 Kms. from Bangkok.  It is located adjacent to the Nakhon Chaisi River and occupies an area of 137.5 Rais (about 55 acres).  There are a multitude of beautiful floral displays of great variety.  On the grounds there are Thai-style houses, a resort, lodges and a golf course. It also features…

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Thai Human Imagery Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์หุ่นขี้ผึ้งไทย)

August 17, 2011
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Thai Human Imagery Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์หุ่นขี้ผึ้งไทย)

The Thai Human Imagery Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์หุ่นขี้ผึ้งไทย) is a wax museum located in Nakhon Pathom Province, Thailand. Due to the tropical climate of Thailand the figures are made of fibreglass instead of the traditional wax. Exhibits include Thai historical figures, including kings of the Chakri Dynasty, displays of Thai culture and traditions, and famous fictional characters, including those from Sunthorn Phu’s…

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Splash Jungle Water Park (สแปลช จังเกิ้ล)

August 13, 2011
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Splash Jungle Water Park (สแปลช จังเกิ้ล)

The first and only water theme park in Phuket is Splash Jungle Water Park (สแปลช จังเกิ้ล). It is found in the north of Phuket close to the airport and very near Mai Khao Beach. The water park has been designed to international standards and has attractions for all members of the family. More information: Splash Jungle Water Park in Phuket

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Sanam Chandra Palace (พระราชวังสนามจันทร์)

August 13, 2011
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Sanam Chandra Palace (พระราชวังสนามจันทร์)

Sanam Chandra Palace (พระราชวังสนามจันทร์) is a tiny castle-like structure built in a combination of French and English styles, but with adaptions for the tropical climate. The palace grounds is located on a site Nakhon Pathom, Thailand and consists of five buildings and a Ganesh shrine. The palace was built from 1907 to 1911 by King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), and has a…

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Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo (ฟาร์มจระเข้)

August 12, 2011
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Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo (ฟาร์มจระเข้)

The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo (Thai: ฟาร์มจระเข้) is an internationally renowned crocodile zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. It claims to hold the Guinness Book of Records Largest Captive Crocodile measuring six meters (19 feet, 8 inches) and weighing 1114.27 kilograms (2465 pounds). This enormous crocodile is one among over 100,000 crocodiles at the world’s largest crocodile farm. Visitors to the…

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Ancient Siam (เมืองโบราณ)

August 12, 2011
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Ancient Siam (เมืองโบราณ)

Ancient Siam (Thai: เมืองโบราณ, Mueang Boran) is a park constructed under the patronage of Lek Viriyaphant. Ancient Siam is dubbed as the world’s largest outdoor museum. Situated close to the Crocodile Farm in Samut Prakan province, the 200 acre park features 116 structures of Thailand’s famous monuments and architectural attractions. The grounds of Ancient Siam correspond roughly to the shape…

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