Tag: Tambon Bang Pu Mai

Bang Pu Seaside Resort

Bang Pu Seaside Resort

PLACE: Bang Pu Seaside Resort
LOCATION: Bang Pu Mai sub-district in Amphoe Mueang district
GPS Coordinates: 13.517343, 100.654966
OPENING HOURS: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free

Just beyond the 37 k.m. marker on Sukhumwit Road is the entrance way to Bang Poo Seaside Resort. 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 numbers of seagulls flock to the area and the pier is a popular place to watch and feed them. There is also a nature walk which you can go on. Early evening is the best time to visit when it is cooler and you also get a beautiful sunset as you look out across the Gulf of Thailand.

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Ancient Siam

Ancient Siam

PLACE: Ancient Siam (เมืองโบราณ)
LOCATION: Bang Pu Mai sub-district in Amphoe Mueang district
GPS Coordinates: 13.539286, 100.622883
OPENING HOURS: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
ADMISSION: 700 baht for adults and 250 baht for children. There is a two price system and Thai people only pay 350 Baht/175 Baht. You can get this price if you have a work permit. After 4 p.m. the price for foreigners is 350B/175B and for Thais it is 175B/80B.

The Ancient Siam, or Muang Boran in Thai, is like an open book of history and an open door to the real Thailand. Here you will find numerous reproductions of palace halls, temples, stupas, stone sanctuaries and traditional houses. You can also visit several reconstructed historical buildings, authenticated communities with their inhabitants doing their daily chores and sample villages from all regions of the country.

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Thamma Katanyu Foundation

Thamma Katanyu Foundation

PLACE: Thamma Katanyu Foundation
LOCATION: Bang Pu Mai sub-district in Amphoe Mueang district
GPS Coordinates: 13.538899, 100.627816
OPENING HOURS: Daily
ADMISSION: free

Thamma Katanyu Foundation, built in 1991, covers 26.5 rai of land close to Ancient Siam. The design of the shrine is adapted from the Chinese art style Nan Kun Sern Tai Thian Fu Foundation in Taiwan. The roof of this great shrine is decorated with auspicious animal statues according to Chinese belief and lifestyle such as swans and dragons. The roof and eaves are covered with lacquer and gold leaf. The elgant Chinese imported jade-carved wall in the shrine feature Buddhist tales. The pillars of the shrine are also exquisitely carved. In front of the sacred shrine there are five gods: Cherng Huang Ye (City Pillar), Kuan Im, Chao Phra Khan Tha Ku Marn, Chao Phra Thammaban and Fu Ter Jern Sern (Paeh Kong).

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