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Jim Thompson House and Suan Pakkad Palace Museum Private Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your driver at your hotel and board a comfortable, climate-controlled sedan for the trip to the first stop of the day, the Jim Thompson House.

    Learn the story of the American entrepreneur who helped revitalized the Thai silk industry and created a Bangkok home using historic structures from around the country. See lush teak detailing and walk through the serene garden, then take in Jim Thompson’s personal collection of fine arts, antiques, and Buddhist sculpture, as well as Burmese, Sukhothai, Suwankhalok, and Benjarong pieces.

    From there, continue to the Suan Pakkad Palace, a former royal residence with eight traditional teak wood houses and a beautiful garden. Browse a collection of antiquities that once belonged to Prince and Princess Chumbhot including the Lacquer Pavilion, built in Ayutthaya during the 17th century.

    Another highlight of the palace is a collection of Ban Chiang artifacts, pottery, tools, and glass ornaments that date back to 3600 BCE, a fascinating glimpse of early history. When your time at Suan Pakkad Palace concludes, return to the vehicle for the trip back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Hotel in Bangkok City Area
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Your Hotel in Bangkok City Area
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off at Bangkok City Area
    • Transport by Transportation by Air-con Sedan car
    • English speaking guide at the time of sightseeing
    • Entry/Admission - Suan Pakkad Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Jim Thompson House
    Exclusions
    • Personal expenses
    • Any item not listed in inclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 10 people per booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 April 2019

    Chutimy was extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter and Jim Thompson. She also gave us the history of Thailand and growing up in the area. She arrived at the scheduled time with her driver who did an amazing job of driving in downtown Bangkok. Chutimy...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    MdAbulK3, Owner at MAM Holidays Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

    Thank you for enjoying your tour with us.

    Reviewed 11 September 2018

    It was really a knowledge sharing and the history of Jim Thompson is very interesting . The guide that accompany us during the tour is knowledgeable and very accomodative. I would suggest for those who is going to Bangkok to have a quick visit to...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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    MdAbulK3, Owner at MAM Holidays Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

    Thank you very much for taking the tour with us and rating us highly! Looking forward to see you with us again in the future.

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