Stretching across an area of 280 acres, the Ancient City replicates the shape of Thailand and is the largest outdoor museum of the world. Situated on the Sukhumvit Road it remains open for visitors on all days from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
It comprises of huge replicas of important Thai buildings, temples and monuments. The Ancient city on the outskirts of Bangkok has preserved Thai heritage for future generations.
Interestingly the ground of the Ancient City mimics the precise contours of the country. It has over 116 monuments in their relative geographic locations. The replicas of the buildings are scaled down. One can spot bell towers, chedis, palaces, temples, floating markets and Buddha statues.
The Ancient city contains a recreation of an ancient Ayutthaya-era theatre pavilion. The city also contains the garden of Gods, a lively three-dimensional tableau of the chief three Hindu deities - Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
All these entities depict the quintessential Thai heritage, culture and deep-rooted religious values. Figuratively one can see Thailand in a day by visiting the Ancient City.
Timing: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Admission fees: Foreigner – Adult 300 Baht, Children 150 Baht
Thai - Adult 150 Baht, Children 75 Baht
If we visit Bangkok in the mid December is it worth it? Can we friends have fun at that point of time? And what can we do over there and where all can we visit? And do we get any tour guides to show us the entire place?
What are the attractions we should not miss in at Bangkok? Please suggest me some good food joints too. What are the options for recreations. Where can i take my children? Also enlighten me about the shopping options?
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