Looking Back to the Old Bangkok

As part of the celebrations for Chulalongkorn Day on 23rd October, the Ancient Siam organized special events to showcase life in old time Bangkok during the reign of King Rama V.
They had on display traditional Thai food from that period as well as traditional Thai music.
In one of the buildings there was an exhibition of old photos of Bangkok taken during the reign of King Rama V.
Ancient Siam staff members also dressed up in period costume which included traditional clothes, Thai soldiers and even a postman. Members of the public were also able to dress up and then have their pictures taken.
Ancient Siam is a popular tourist attraction in Samut Prakan that is an outdoor open air museum with many of the important buildings and monuments from all around Thailand. Ancient Siam often organize events during holidays and festivals.

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