This beautiful teak mansion is thought to have been built in 1898 by Cantonese artisans. Efforts are being made to turn the house into a museum, though at the time of research the work was far from complete.
Nearby Northern Thailand attractions
1. Vongburi House
The two-storey teak house of the last prince of Phrae has been converted into a museum. It was constructed between 1897 and 1907 for Luang Phongphibun and…
2. Khum Jao Luang
Built in 1892, this imposing building, sporting a mixture of Thai and European architectural styles, was the home of the final Lord, or Chao Luang, of…
3. Pratu Chai (Victory Gate)
When Phrae was a walled city this gate served as one of the main entrances.
4. Wat Phra Baht Ming Meuang
Across from the post office within the old city, Wat Phra Baht Ming Meuang combines two formerly separate temple compounds (one of which contains a museum…
5. Wat Luang
This is the oldest wát in Phrae, probably dating from the founding of the city in the 12th or 13th century. There's also a museum here displaying some…
6. Morning Market
The main morning market in 'downtown' Phrae.
7. Wat Phra Non
Located west of Wat Luang is this 300-year-old wát named after its highly revered reclining Buddha image. The bòht (ordination hall) was built around 200…
8. Pratubjai House
Known in Thai as Baan Pratubjai (Impressive House), this is a large Northern Thai–style teak house built using more than 130 teak logs, each over 300…