Our #Thailand #Bangkok Travel (Part 7 #SuanPakkadPalaceMuseum)
Located on a busy intersection with around of busy commercial center, Suan Pakkad Palace Museum stood on one of the busiest streets in Sri Ayudhya Road Bangkok. Join us for a journey back in time of one of the first ancestral homes, originally the residence of Prince Chumbhot Paribatra of Nagor Svarga and his consort, M.R. Pantip Paribatra.
Step off busiest streets into Suan Pakkad Palace Museum and the sounds of the city instantly melt away. Although is residence of Prince🤴, you would not view of luxurious Palace, it is collection of traditional Thai house, one of the best examples of traditional domestic architecture in the Bangkok city. For those who are interested in the history and century Thailand landmark buildings, a tour Palace Museum is must on your itinerary.
A group of traditional Thai houses that were dismantled and rebuilt was brought together by Prince and Princess Chumbhot in 1952. Some of the houses belonged to the prince’s family and all are more than a century old. Lacquer Pavilion heritage a magnificent treasure of Thai architectural which is built in 17th century the later Ayudhya period. Inside the Pavilion, we are view of equally magnificent mural paintings, made of wood with wall panels on three sides painted in gold on black lacquer.
The architectural centrepiece of the Palace, four traditional Thai houses with covered hallways between them, is a family heirloom, dating from the 19th century. Be distinguishing feature traditional Thai houses, normally there are two stories high, the ground floors are more or less open while the second floor is where the main living quarters are. Certainly, the traditional house surrounds a main garden, an oasis of calm and well-tended tropical garden🌻🌳🍃.
Over the years more of four traditional Thai architecture have been added and located along the west side of the original four houses. With design of architectural house are linked by bridges on the second floor, so we can easily walk from house to house without going up and down a lot of stairs. Walk on the link of bridges, with many of the botanical, to give us a refreshing feel. NOTE: Enter the house, you must take off your shoes👟👠👞, so when visit the traditional house with link bridges, make sure put the shoes in the plastic with situated on the stair and bring your shoes together with you. We are interest for view of the beautiful old classical and time-honored history of traditional Thailand house.
Their house use as display the Prince and Princess’s beautiful and extensive collection of antiquities and artifacts, which has been passed down through successive generations. It also display full of memorabilia of the Prince’s artistic collection, most of the art objects on display belonged to Prince Chumbhot ‘s ancestor, the majority are from Thailand, some come from foreign countries. A house use for display a collection of Khon mask, displays several art forms related to the traditional dance, ranging from full-sized masks of the main heroes and villains in these stories, to puppets, clay figurines and a model battle.
The addition Chumbhot-Pantip Building, which was constructed in 1996, the museum’s unique BanChiang collection, has helped to enhance the knowledge and understanding of this cultural heritage. These include painted pottery, the cord-marked pottery, bronze axe, bronze spearhead, bronze necklace, precious stone bracelet, bronze bracelet with radius bone and glass beads.
Paid for 100 baht per person, Suan Pakkad Palace Museum is worth👍👍👍 to visit with simultaneously tour of traditional architecture, elegant gardens and a wide ranging collection.
Address: 352-354 Sri Ayudhaya Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand.
Opening Hour🕐🕐🕐: 09.00 – 16.00 (Daily)
Entry Fee💲💲💲: 100 baht per person
How to Go
You can take the BTS Railway and stop on Phaya Thai Station🚊🚊🚊. Take the exit 4 and walk about 5 minute you would reach Suan Pakkad Palace.