Take a trip into the past at temple to see role Buddhism plays in Thais life. Jim Thompson's Thai house&Museum. Be around the 1st university of Thailand to see how Thai education has been developed. And BACC, city's art gallery and culture center.
History & Culture
Meet up at BTS Station (Siam)
Pathum Wanaram Temple. Temple was built in 1857. The temple known as "forest in the mid-city" is the perfect escape for some cultural refreshment, and even more striking due to the incongruous sight of two huge shopping malls bearing down on this temple.
Take BTS to Jim Thompson House and Museum which is the original Thai-styled house of an American who helped boost the Thai silk industry in the 50's and 60's. This “Thai Silk King” was an important figure to the worldwide recognition of Thai silk.
Visit Baan Krua Village, opposite Jim Thompson’s house to see the silk loom which provided Thai silk to Jim Thompson. This is the last place that still be operated until now.
Lunch at Jim Thompson Restaurant; it strive to offer guests a culinary experience, where traditional Thai cooking and service combine to create the ultimate in Thai dining. Then we can walk back of houses to see another public transportation of Bangkok.
Take a TukTuk to Chulalongkorn University, the 1st of Thailand, established in 1917. Have a look to statues of two Kings, the auditorium, 5 Chamchuri(Rain) trees, original Thai-styled office buildings, University Museum (museum closed weekend&holiday).
Walk back to MBK Center ,pass old Thai house of University, Dormitory of University, Chamchuri Art Gallery, then we try "Mont" the best of Thai coconut custard toasts and steamed milk for over 5 decades
Heading to BACC, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre. It hosts numbers of changing exhibitions from both Thai and International artists (Monday closed).
Time to say goodbye! You can get back by BTS skytrain or If you need to go for some shopping, you are at the right places :)
Vegetarian Food Available
Transportation fares are included.
Admission fees are included.
Meals are included.
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Siam offers more variety than any other area, it easily to use BTS around the city. I was born and lived in this area for all my life. Also I graduated from Chulalongkorn university both Bachelor and Master's Degree, so I am the right one of the trip
Dress up for temple, no sleeveless, shorts OK but not too short, slippers and sandals is OK. And we going to be outdoor mostly, so take sunglasses, hat, umbrella and sunscreen, it would be better.