Jim Thomson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour from Bangkok

Cultural & Theme Tours in Thanon Sukhumvit

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Visit the house of Jim Thomson—founder of the Thai Silk Company—and pay a visit to the magnificent Suan Pakkard Palace. See the Thompson house, which has been transformed into a splendid museum full of Southeast Asian art, and tour Suan Pakkard Palace, the former home of Prince Paripatra.- Discovery of the life & history of Jim Thomson- Inspiring architecture & beauty of Jim Thomson's House- 4 traditional houses at the Historical Suan Pakkard Palace- Impressive display of royal antiques & collectibles- Stress-free roundtrip transfer from your Bangkok city hotel
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sunleisure World, BangkokItinerary : Duration : 08:30 hrs - 12:30 hrs08:30 : Meet your private English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby or meeting pointDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Jim Thompson House, Bangkok08:30 : Meet your private English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby. Visit Jim Thompson’s Thai House. This remarkable Thai style house is named after the man who created it from several exceptional examples of traditional Thai domestic architecture. Jim Thompson came to Thailand at the end of World War II. He became famous for reviving the Thai silk industry before disappearing under mysterious circumstances somewhere in Malaysia. Now a museum, Jim Thompson?s Thai House contains connoisseur collections of Asian artifacts and antiques.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, Bangkok11:00 : Continue to visit Suan Pakkad used to be the residence of Princess Chumbhotpong Paripatra of Nagor Svarga, one of Thailand’s leading art collector. There is a complex of five traditional Thai House, overlooking a beautifully keep garden. They house a large collection of Asia art and antiques.12:30 : Transfer back to your hotel.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • All admission fees as mentioned in the program
  • Entry/Admission - Jim Thompson House
  • Entry/Admission - Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

What’s not included

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
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