Thailand

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THAILAND

CULTURE

Bangkok Grand Palace & Temple Tour

Enjoy a tour of the Grand Palace, a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok and the palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The Emerald Buddha, considered the palladium of the Kingdom of Thailand. It is a figurine of the meditating Buddha seated in yogic posture, made of a semi-precious green stone, clothed in gold, and a height of 26 inches (66 cm). Proceed to Wat Pho, first on the list of six temples in Thailand classed as the highest grade of the first-class royal temples

Hilltribe Museum

Learn all about the unique hill tribe people of northern Thailand at the Hill Tribe museum and education centre in Chiang Rai. A short video gives an excellent overview of the different groups and the exhibits show traditional costumes, dwellings, and tools. All of the main hill tribe cultures are represented including the Karen, Ahka, Hmong, Lisu, Lahu, and Lawa.

Chiang Mai National Museum

Chiang Mai’s National Museum contains a range of exhibitions about Chiang Mai city’s history as well as the history of the Lanna Kingdom. The museum is also an important educational center attempting to preserve art and culture from the North of Thailand.

Chao Phraya River Cruise

Enjoy a river cruise along the Chao Phraya River and witness the fascinting humble Thai way of life along the riverbanks. Adding to the attractions are magnificent architectures standing elegant just before the river. For instance, the Temple of Dawn, The Grand Palace and the Suspension Rama VIII bridge.

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