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This museum is about the history of Bangkok Noi and of the village of 'Bangkok' that used to be located here.
This museum is about the history of Bangkok Noi and of the village of 'Bangkok' that used to be located here. Bangkok Noi was an important trading centre in the Ayutthaya Period, and briefly the capital of Siam in the Thonburi Period. The Rattanakosin Period has also been covered, when most of Bangkok Noi consisted of fruit orchards. Many people worked as craftsmen, including those making bronze bowls. These fruits and bowls are on display in the museum. Over time, Thonburi became more urbanised, but here you can still see what it used to be like.
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On the mouth of the Bangkok Noi canal, this museum displays several Royal Barges used for state ceremonies on the Chao Phraya River
This temple was built during the Ayutthaya Period, later it was reconstructed and upgraded as a royal temple by King Taksin
Tha Phrachan is known for its amulet market
This is a big royal temple on the banks of the Bangkok Noi Canal
In one of the small sois and particularly hard to find, with 200 years this riverbank shrine is actually one of the oldest Chinese shrines in the city
The National Museum took over the Front Palace grounds, a former royal palace built in the 18th-century just like the Grand Palace
The Museum of Buddhist Art features a large private collection of Buddha images and is operated by the Foundation of Thai Arts Preservation
At the site that used to house the royal stables of the King's white elephants, since 1988 it is a museum about these extremely rare creatures