Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Information of SAMUTPRAKAN (Thailand)

The Ancient City (Muang Boran) เมืองโบราณThe world’s largest outdoor museum, constructed in 1963, covers an area of approximately 500 rai,It is located in Tambon Bang Phu Mai, Muang District -- at the 33.5 kilometer post of sukhumvit Road(the old route), eight kilometers from the town center. This place features replicas of important placesof warship in each province, for example, Khao Phra Viharn, Panomrung Sanctuary, Wat Mahathat inSukhothai, the Lord Buddha’s Footprint in Saraburi, Phra That Muang Nakhon and Phra That Chaiya.Some of these replicas are of life-size, showing the exquisite craftsmanship of Thai art. Folk arts andfolk customs that are rarely seen nowadays are on display here.The Ancient City is open daily from8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Admission fees are 50 Baht each for adult, 25 Baht each for children under 12,

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